Synopsis The law permits police officers to stop and frisk people based on “reasonable suspicion.” Do “Stop and Frisk” police practices cause racial profiling or deter crime? “Stigma” explores the dynamic between the community and the police through the eyes of three people who grew up on the streets of New York City.
Interviewees David A Harris, Frantz Jerome, Aisha Jordon, Tracey Meares, and Gregory Neuman.
Filmmakers Stephanie Keene, Ally Lamb, and Spencer Wolff (Directors and Producers); Stephanie Keene (Writer); Valarie Kaur and Rebecca Wexler (Producers);Sabrina Gordon (Supervising Editor); Sharat Raju and Rebecca Wexler (Additional Editors)
Production Team Joe Friedman (Cinematographer); Gil Talmi (Music); Sanjeev Brar(Post-Production Sound); Jennifer Bennett, Nicholas Bramble, Megan Corrarino, Nate Freeman, Kevin Jiang, Sharanya Kanikkannn, Ally Lamb, Sharat Raju, and Charles Vogl (Associate Producers)
Scholarship Street Stops and Broken Windows: Terry, Race and Disorder in New York City; An Analysis of the NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Policy in the Context of Claims of Racial Bias; Norms, Legitimacy and Law Enforcement; The Legitimacy of Police Among Young African-American Men; Race and Selective Enforcement in Public Housing; Street Stops and Broken Windows Revisited: The Democracy and Logic of Proactive Policing in a Safe and Changing City; Pot as Pretext: Marijuana, Race, and the New Disorder in New York City Street Policing; The Stories, the Statistics and the Law: Why ‘Driving While Black’ Matters; Lawful Policing; Incarceration, Reentry, and Social Capital: Social Networks in the Balance.
Advocacy Color of Change, Rights Working Group, Center for Constitutional Rights, Flex Your Rights, Bronx Defenders, Brotherhood/Sister Sol.
Running Time 13:38