Trump praises 'stop-and-frisk' police tactic

Members of the clergy lay hands and pray over Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland HeightsBy Emily Flitter CLEVELAND (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in remarks at an African-American church on Wednesday praised “stop-and-frisk” policing methods, which have aroused protests and successful legal challenges on grounds they single out minorities. The anti-crime tactic, which involves police officers stopping, questioning and searching pedestrians for weapons or contraband, gained traction in New York City under the administration of Mayor Rudy Giuliani, now a top Trump supporter. In New York City it was so incredible, the way it worked,” Trump said.

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