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NAACP President Blasts Stop-And-Frisk Policy On ICH

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The president of the NAACP took aim at the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy on NY1's Inside City Hall Wednesday.

Ben Jealous said that Mayor Bloomberg needs to overhaul the program and called it the most massive street-level racial profiling program in the country.

The comments came just days before Jealous is expected to join other civil rights groups in a protest against the practice.

“A little kind of trim here, a tuck there isn’t going to change the fact that he’s doing 10 times more stop-and-frisks and way more racial profiling than we even saw under Giuliani,” Jealous said.

In a speech at a Brownsville church last weekend, Mayor Bloomberg defended the practice, saying that while it may need some reform, it is keeping the city safer.

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