Thursday, June 20, 2013

How Should Police Recognize Suspects?

Let's hope that the proposed legislation Liz Klimas describes here...

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/06/19/surprising-nyc-council-bill-could-ban-cops-from-identifying-suspects-based-on-simple-descriptors-such-as-race-gender-and-age/

...was meant to ban cops from generally classifying whole demographic groups as suspects, which is reasonable, rather than using the descriptions of individual suspects who've committed crimes that have been given by witnesses.