Jun 292010
 June 29, 2010  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Michael Virtanen of the Associated Press reports:

State lawmakers have passed legislation to prohibit the New York City Police Department from keeping personal information in its database on individuals who have been stopped and frisked by police without arrest or further legal action.

Sponsors said information from the department’s street stops, mainly of blacks and Latinos who are innocent, also puts them permanently under police suspicion and surveillance.

Read more in the Times Union.

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