NewsOne Featured Video


Gov. Paterson Friday signed into law the controversial stop and frisk legislation that forces the NYPD to delete the names of people questioned – but not arrested – from its electronic database.

More than 2.5 million such encounters have been logged into the database since 2004, with police calling it a vital tool in fighting crime.

But critics have long contended it’s an assault on a generation of minorities.

“Not every police procedure contributes to the lowering of crime,” Paterson said. “This procedure is a prime example of that.”

Click here to read more.

Click here to view photos:


Black NYPD Officer Saves Sergeant’s Life

Four Years, 52,000 Police Stops In 4 Block Brooklyn Neighborhood

More from NewsOne