As Shootings Rise in New York, Police Focus on a Small Number of Young Men – The New York Times

The strategy of targeting those believed to be behind the violence, born of years studying the origins of shootings, has intensified this year. Officers on the street, who are recording far fewer arrests and a still plummeting number of stops, are now focusing on a few hundred people who are believed to fuel rounds of retaliatory shootings. At a recent City Council hearing, Mr. Bratton called it “quality policing, not quantity policing.”

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It’s becoming clear that stop and frisk was an obstacle to police work.