Open Phones: Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

Monday, August 12, 2013

Listeners call in to discuss this morning's ruling in the stop-and-frisk case in which federal judge Shira Scheindlin determined that the current practice violates constitutional rights.  The city is expected to appeal her decision.  Call and share your opinion at 212-433-9692.

Comments [6]

Marrach from Brooklyn!!!

Ironic...that a lot of the same non-black people who have no problem with black americans being routinely stopped in order to keep crime down...are in a total FREAKOUT over the NSA.

The argument that told to US, should apply to you too...If you aren't guilty of anything, you have nothing to fear, Right?

Aug. 12 2013 12:00 PM

Cop brother are missing the point

Aug. 12 2013 11:57 AM
Oscar from Ny

I'm so glad once again the good judges of America stop these politicians twisted view of the freedoms of the American ppl , these racist politicians have an ancient mentality of how to conduct the ppl just like in the dark ages, their mind frame is bent on changing everything for their own benefit, like in NY they scour the children's school room to their own proportional mind set ,living the poor kids in an awe, they rid all the enforcements weight on the teens making these teens come up with new ways how to fight the system, these politicians don't encourage but throw up their complexes and whims and traditions on the ppl, on our kids, on the system, last time I heard mr Weiner talk the first thing he jumped on was the cigarettes, not the housing inflation that's putting many in poverty, the other one our mayor cannot take his mind if the kids, these are the mind of old folks trying to hold on, these are who pervert the system, dr kevorkians of the common wealth, these some of these politicians and ppl that run something's are ruining our nerves, can someone please tell these social servants to please serve and stop their diluted capricious pervertic politics please!

Aug. 12 2013 11:57 AM
RJ from prospect hts

Residents of high-crime communities legitimately want police protection, a police presence. There's an place in between overwhelming civil rights violations and an absence of police presence. And that is a return to genuine community policing: not the hostile police presence currently in place but a presence that meets with residents and store owners, meets with youth groups and school communities, are known to the residents as human rather than an occupying force. This has worked in the past; it does not require any essential change in cost or numbers--only in levels of respect shown, an appreciation for the young men as humans with rights.

Aug. 12 2013 11:55 AM
RUCB_Alum from Central New Jersey

Last summer while it was undergoing engineering overhaul, the USS Miami - a nuclear ballistic missile sub commissioned in 1990, was set on fire by a workman. It took over 100 firefighters over four hours to put it out. The fire caused over $400M of damage. The workman has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, however, last week the Navy determined that the draw of that money (now estimated at $450M) against the sequestration-constrained repair budget is too large and is opting to mothball the ship.

These ships cost between two and two and a half BILLION to construct. I think that one new boat currently in planning or construction should be stopped and the funds directed to repair USS Miami.

How I wish that the GOP would grow up.

Aug. 12 2013 11:09 AM

A few interesting food related stories broke, a bl segment on "test tube beef" would probably be interesting.

Aug. 12 2013 10:19 AM

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