NY Lawmakers Introduce Anti-'Shop And Frisk' Legislation

Law360, New York (November 25, 2013, 1:07 PM EST) -- New York state Democrats readied legislation Monday to force the New York City police to disclose details of officers' relationships with city retailers, a move that comes amid growing concerns about retailers' “shop and frisk” profiling of minorities, a city investigation and class actions.

The Retail Anti-Profiling Act, backed by Sen. Daniel Squadron and Assemblyman Walter T. Mosely, both city Democrats, would require that the city provide details about agreements with retailers, including those tied to the Paid Detail Unit, a police division that provides off-duty...
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