Illegal Police Stops Down In Philadelphia, But Critics Say Problems Persist03:45
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said some of the new stop-and-frisk training and auditing that began in 2016 is starting to pay off, but he too said the department's work is far from over. (Bastiaan Slabbers for NewsWorks)
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said some of the new stop-and-frisk training and auditing that began in 2016 is starting to pay off, but he too said the department's work is far from over. (Bastiaan Slabbers for NewsWorks)
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A new report out this week shows that of 140,000 pedestrians questioned by police in Philadelphia last year, one-quarter were stopped illegally. For the past six years, a court-appointed monitor has been overseeing changes to the city’s police department after the ACLU of Pennsylvania found widespread abuse in the way Philadelphia officers interacted with civilians.

Bobby Allyn (@BobbyAllyn) of Here & Now contributor WHYY reports on relations between police and civilians in the city.

This segment aired on May 5, 2017.

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