Op-Ed: What Donald Trump Got Wrong About Stop-And-Frisk (Huffington Post)
by Donna Lieberman
Short answer: Everything.
As executive director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, I’ve learned a lot about stop-and-frisk over the years.
At a “town hall” meeting on Wednesday with Sean Hannity of Fox News, Trump, in a quote now heard around the world, said about black violence:
“I would do stop-and-frisk, I think you have to. We did it in New York, it worked incredibly well...”
No, Mr. Trump. Stop-and-frisk in New York did not work incredibly well by any single metric. Let us count the ways.