Race and selective enforcement in public housing

Jeffrey A. Fagan, Garth Davies & Adam Carlis
Drugs, crime and public housing are closely linked in policy and politics, and their nexus has animated several intensive drug enforcement programs targeted at public housing residents. In New York City, police systematically conduct "vertical" patrols in public, making tens of thousands of "Terry" stops to detect drugs or weapons each year under the Trespass Abatement Program, or TAP. Both uniformed and undercover officers move systemically within the halls and stairwells of buildings, temporarily detaining...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.