No Consensus on Link of Stop-and-Frisk to Crime Decline

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In an elliptical answer to a question on racial tensions during Monday night’s presidential debate, Republican Donald Trump praised the utility of “stop-and-frisk” policing programs in protecting what he described as inner cities “decimated” by crime. “In a place like Chicago, where thousands of people have been killed, thousands over the last number of years…We have to bring back law and order,” Trump told 84 million viewers. “Now, whether or not in a place like Chicago . . .

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