stop and frisk http://michiganradio.org en Civil rights groups "wave the red flag" about stop-and-frisk in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/civil-rights-groups-wave-red-flag-about-stop-and-frisk-detroit <p>A coalition of civil rights groups is concerned about the Detroit Police adopting some controversial tactics.</p><p>The department is <a href="http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130819/METRO01/308190024">training officers to perform “stop and frisk”</a> procedures during routine traffic stops.</p><p>Police officials call it “proactive policing.” But civil rights groups like the American Civil Liberties Union worry it could cross a constitutional line.</p><p>A federal judge recently found a New York City version of that program used racial profiling, and ruled it unconstitutional.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:48:20 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 14299 at http://michiganradio.org Civil rights groups "wave the red flag" about stop-and-frisk in Detroit