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ACLU report says CPD stopping and frisking more than NYPD at its peak

A few years back, the New York Police Department came under fire for its controversial stop-and-frisk policy. The practice was disproportionately used to perform searches on minorities and a federal judge found the policy unconstitutional. A few years later, the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois say Chicago cops initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much higher rate last summer than their New York City counterparts ever did. And just like with New York's heavily criticized program, Chicago blacks and other racial minorities were disproportionately targeted, according to the ACLU. WBEZ’s Katie O’Brien has the latest news and reaction to the report.(Flickr/davidsonscott15)

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