According to police records, if you get stopped 'n' frisked in East Harlem, you're more likely to get arrested or hit with a summons than in any other neighborhood. Nearly half of the people stopped in the 23rd Precinct ended up facing some sort of criminal charge, while the citywide average is 15%. But Police Commish Ray Kelly says not to worry, the numbers are inflated because cops filled out stop 'n' frisk forms when they didn't have to! One former precinct commander said, "If you are hitting 50%, and most of that is summonses, then your cops are stopping people for the wrong reasons and giving out summonses." Or they just thought they were working for the TSA.
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