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Philadelphia Leader Eyes 'Stop and Frisk' Program

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Philadelphia Leader Eyes 'Stop and Frisk' Program

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Philadelphia Leader Eyes 'Stop and Frisk' Program

Philadelphia Leader Eyes 'Stop and Frisk' Program

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Philadelphia's Mayor-elect Michael Nutter wants to employ more aggressive policing with the ability to stop and frisk based on suspicion, not warrants. A recent poll shows that 65 percent of Philadelphians favor the practice.

From member station WHYY Susan Phillips reports.

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