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  • AP finds Boston Police inflate progress on searches, frisks

    ABC News - 03/07/2016

    Jack McDevitt, director of Northeastern University’s Institute on Race and Justice, said further data analysis controlling for gang behavior and other factors is a critical piece of the puzzle because Boston police are using field interrogations, observations, frisks and searches largely to crack down on gang activity.

    “The goal would be to see whether that number of stops that aren’t explained by gang activity has gone down,” McDevitt said.

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