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Stop and Frisk: San Francisco Plunges into a New York Controversy

July 27, 2012 | 1:58 pm

Stop and Frisk: San Francisco Plunges into a New York Controversy

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San Francisco may seem like the last place in the world to enact something as anathema to civil rights advocates as “stop-and-frisk,” a controversial policing tactic that allows officers to detain and search individuals whom they suspect of carrying weapons. And Mayor Ed Lee has weathered a storm of criticism since throwing out the idea […]

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