Unreasonable Suspicion

Unreasonable_Suspicion.275114008_stdWILLIAM HERASME. USA. 15 MIN

In 2011, the NYPD made over 684,000 street stops following the controversial policy of Stop-and-Frisk. Most of these stops occur in black and Latino neighborhoods, which are significantly more targeted than white neighborhoods. In the summer of 2012, students from the Peapod Adobe Youth Voices Academy at urban Arts and latino Justice PRLDEF, set out to create a student documentary that explores the effects of Stop-and-Frisk on NYC youth. Throughout the documentary process, students met with attorneys, public figures, university professors, and community leaders to examine the impact of Stop-and-Frisk policies.

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