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Bronx DA No Longer Prosecuting Some Stop-And-Frisk Cases

Monday, October 1, 2012

The Bronx district attorney's office is no longer prosecuting people stopped and arrested for trespassing unless the arresting officer ensures the arrest is warranted.

The DA's bureau chief for Arraignments, Jeannette Rucker, sent a letter to the NYPD saying arresting officers will now have to submit to an interview, as first reported by The New York Times.

Read the full WNYC article.