Here’s the deal...as long as the cops just randomly pick anyone and frisk....there’s no issue.
If you asked (if I were a cop)....I’d be frisking mostly all juveniles and people up to twenty-five years old, and mostly males. I’d be in trouble....but my statistics would show gun confiscation higher than the idiots were being random.
Yep. A real random frisk sounds like a waste of time.
If asked if they are ‘profiling’ young, minority males with jeans hanging off their ...es and ‘tudes,
well, yeah, for the same reason Willie Sutton robbed banks: “Because that’s where the money is.”
That’s where the ‘evil’ guns are.
That’s mostly what they frisk, and they do it in high crime aras so naturally the majority of these people will be “of color.” Curiously, the law abiding residents (also “of color”) of these areas love the program.
Here is also the issue, if you don’t suspect a person of anything you should have no power to stop and frisk them.