Saturday, July 27, 2013

NY - They undid my clothes, peered into my underwear: College kid sues NYPD over stop-and-frisk in Williamsburg

Original Article

Diigo Post Excerpt:
Here’s someone who might agree with Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial comment about whites being subjected to stop-and-frisk “too much.”

A white, vegan, 22-year-old Bard College graduate is suing the NYPD after cops allegedly violently stopped her on a Williamsburg street last year — and then frisked her to the point of a semi-strip search.

My face and stomach were on the hood,” environmentalist and animal lover [name withheld] told The Post, who claims in a Brooklyn federal court lawsuit filed this week that she was thrown against an unmarked police car in broad daylight, for no apparent reason, on July 17, 2012.

I don’t think anyone, no matter what color you are, deserves to be treated like that.”

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