Monthly Archives: October 2006

At Least Now They’re Doing Something about the Problem

Courtesy of Media Dish:

NYPD Captain Says Black Men Have No Reason to be in Park Slope

It looks like the NYPD is prepared to protect Park Slope’s gentrification by any means necessary. Five NYPD cops have told the Daily News that they heard an NYPD captain give the order to “stop and frisk every black man” at the robbery plagued 7th Ave subway stop in Park Slope.

“The captain said the descriptions of the [suspects] vary a lot, so we were to stop all black males at the station, stop and frisk them because ‘they have no reason being there,'” said one white officer who was outraged by the command.

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