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Police now going after the actual police for the way the describing suspects chances are.
You've heard officers say they're looking for a guy or girl who may be black or could be why.
But a new -- New York City would ban them from stopping suspects based on descriptions -- -- known how that disturb the job.
-- make the job part of the detective like Rod Wheeler.
He's a former detective and joining us this morning ride to script there's like for example you can't say white male running away with somebody's purse.
Black male running the other way with somebody's car.
No that's right you can't do it according to this law they call of the community safety act.
In the city of new York and actually I think it does everything but keeps the community safe and I can tell you Brian a lot of police departments as well -- -- lot of community groups.
Oppose this crazy -- this really ridiculous look here's the thing real quick so the viewers understand apparently.
And some precincts in the city of New York they have an issue with some renegade cops maybe.
Over overstepping their boundaries if you will in terms of stopping suspects so we get that.
But there's ways to deal with that in the -- not to deal with that -- by not handicapping the entire police force right at all restricting them from making stops that that are good stops.
So you can't say there's a cross dressing pick pocket.
It Times Square go get -- or him.
You cannot say things like that you can't -- about race you -- -- about collar.
You can't talk about religion ethnicity right so how you describe a human being is running away with -- -- You know what it sounds ridiculous because it is ridiculous you know you can say the person look them now you could say that the suspect what the -- now.
If the person even walks what the left I'm Brian cannot say that physical attribute about that individual because that could be considered profiling.
Is asked to be one of the most ridiculous -- I've ever done so we're we're kind of Howard does police force like the NYPD have.
In a situation like this when politicians try to be politically correct.
You know what unfortunately they don't have a lot of power now the police officers even -- the city of New York they do a tremendous job.
Are there issues are -- problems yes there are all across the country not just in the city of New York.
But again there's ways that we internally can deal with those issues but you don't handicap and don't handcuff.
The police officers what the law that's his bat barbaric as -- -- say -- -- out of his big debate here about stop and frisk.
Commissioner Kelly says it's keeping people alive -- -- some parents around here African American parents say the same thing others are outraged -- profiling where do you stand.
Well I can tell you this look at the statistics okay look at the data the data is clear that the city of New York as well as -- metropolitan areas across this country.
They have the crime rate has dropped significantly.
And it's not only because of the community being involved but -- because the police officers that they do -- a more a better professional jobs so I think overall we're doing a great job.
Are -- problems like -- it right yes there are but again this kind of law takes us a step back.
And it's not a law that's good for the betterment of all people and it was good as one -- to talk to another male about things in a generic way.
I appreciate detective -- you joining us today.
Thank you --
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