Sep 182013
 
 September 18, 2013  Posted by  Court

Nick DiVito reports:

New York City can’t delay the court-ordered overhaul of its police department’s unconstitutional stop-and-frisk policy, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Granting the city’s request would send the wrong message to the department and the people it protects, according to the ruling from U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin who found on Aug. 12 that the city’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminates against minorities.

Scheindlin refused to let New York City stay enforcement of the order as it appeals.

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