NAACP denounces NYPD's stop-and-frisk as policy's statistics are released

The NYPD has released a report breaking down the statistics of its controversial stop-and-frisk policy, and the NAACP is denouncing the policy, calling it abusive

The NAACP has called the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy abusive and discriminatory.

The NAACP has called the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy abusive and discriminatory. (2/17/13)

SOUNDVIEW - The NYPD has released a report breaking down the statistics of its controversial stop-and-frisk policy, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is denouncing the policy, calling it abusive and discriminatory.

The NYPD report, released at the request of the New York Civil Liberties Union, shows that in 2011, nearly 90 percent of the 700,000 people detained by police were black or Hispanic.

The NAACP calls the number unacceptable and accuses police of disproportionately targeting minorities. 

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