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August 13, 2013

NYPD wrongly targeted minorities, judge rules

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The appeal process could take time, and the ruling will likely be on hold, meaning one of the candidates running in the November election to succeed Bloomberg will deal with the outcome. New Yorkers were skeptical of any real change in the near future.

“Eventually it might trickle down into real change, but it’s only just happened,” said Carlos Jones, 26, of Manhattan’s Harlem neighborhood, who said he was stopped several times. “I know a lot of officers really don’t care about it, and they’re still going to do their job to the worst of their ability, which is stopping and frisking people for no reason.”

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