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Mayor Bloomberg on Defensive About Stop and Frisk

A federal judge blasted the NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk as unconstitutional on Monday and appointed a federal monitor to oversee the program - a move Mayor Bloomberg warned could have deadly consequences.

"There is just no question that stop-question-frisk has saved countless lives. And we know that most of the lives saved, based on the statistics, have been black and Hispanic young men," a combative Bloomberg told reporters at City Hall, where he denounced the finding by Judge Shira Scheindlin that cops had been making "unconstitutional stops and conducting unconstitutional frisks" based on race.

Source: New York Daily News. Read full article. (link)

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