The results reveal a great deal about the experiences and perceptions of young New Yorkers who are most likely to be stopped. Trust in law enforcement among these young people is alarmingly low. This has significant public safety implications as young people who have been stopped more often are less willing to report crimes, even when they themselves are the victims. T
The war on drugs is reshaping the focus and purpose of policing and deeply damging relationships between the police and the community they ‘serve’.
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