"As the NYCLU previously disclosed, the NYPD conducted nearly 700,000 stops in 2011. The total of 685,724 stops marked an increase of 84,439 (14 percent) stops from 2010. During the 10 years of the Bloomberg administration, there have been 4,356,927 stops."

Note: A "stop" is defined as "the practice of police officers stopping individuals on the street to question them."


"Stop-and-Frisk 2011: NYCLU Briefing," New York Civil Liberties Union, New York, NY: American Civil Liberties Union of New York State, May 9, 2012.