Cops often illegally ask young Black men to turn out their pockets.

Cops often illegally ask young Black men to turn out their pockets.

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Brooklyn’s DA disregards NYPD commissioner with new marijuana law

In an effort to redirect law enforcement resources to more immediate dangers and away from disproportionate impositions against people of color, Brooklyn’s district attorney, Ken Thompson, announced yesterday that he will no longer prosecute low-level marijuana possession offenses that pose no threat to the community.