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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Summary
Introduction
Stop and Frisk

Chapter 1

  • Lasting Effects: The Impact of Stop and Frisk on Individuals
  • Inappropriate Touching and Sexual Harassment
  • Police Brutality
  • Trauma and Humiliation
  • Fear as a Way of Life
  • Improper Arrests for Minor Drug Possession
  • Collateral Consequences of Arrests
  • Unemployment
  • Loss of Access to Housing, Shelter, and Public Benefits
  • Impact on Family Members

Chapter 2

  • Targeting Vulnerable Populations: The Impact of Stop and Frisk
    on Communities
  • Race
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer / Gender
  • Non-conforming Communities
  • Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution
  • Youth
  • Low-income People
  • Immigrants, Ethnic and Religious Minorities
  • Homeless People
  • Intersections
  • Citywide Impact

Chapter 3

  • Living Under Siege: The Impact of Stop and Frisk on Neighborhoods
  • Expectation of Harassment
  • Communities Under Siege
  • “Trespassing” at Home
  • Military-style Occupation
  • Life in a “High-crime Area”
  • Feeling Unprotected by Police
  • Above the Law
  • Communities Taking Action

Conclusion
Recommendations
Notes

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