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The Curmudgeon Video of the Week: Philadelphia’s Finest

So-called stop and frisk programs are controversial because they are of questionable legality and also because they put a lot of discretion in the hands of people who aren’t necessarily suited to exercising such discretion.  Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.

54Here’s an example of when it doesn’t.

And here’s another – and incredibly, involving the same police officer.

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