Originally Posted by lancesorbenson
I can see you and CACop didn't read that I wasn't talking about the letter of the law. Let me explain. NY can come up with their own policy, stricter than the minimum required by law. If initiating stop and frisks under the reasonable suspicion standard is yielding a 12% success rate, maybe they should change their standard. That would not require me contacting the Supreme Court and would technically still be legal, although in my opinion still wrong. My natural default is to by suspicious of any policy endorsed by your gun-hating, nanny state mayor.
NYC could tighten the rules but then they would loose those arrests due to officers not being able to conduct Terry stops.
Don't like Terry stops? Find a place that doesn't do them.
Good luck with that. Even SF does them. Berkeley might not.