Councilman Jumaane Williams wants police to cough up business cards after stop-and-frisks

EXCERPT: Councilman Jumaane Williams said the officer’s name, rank and unit would be on the cards — and that his bill is aimed at curbing unwarranted police profiling of minorities.

“There’s a lot of inherent tension when a police officer stops someone,” he said Thursday. “There’s a lot of mistrust in the community. I think a lot of that can be eased by officers identifying themselves so people know what’s happening.”

For more, read this New York Daily News article.
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commented 2013-12-24 23:33:04 -0800 · Flag
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