San Francisco: Public Defender Jeff Adachi opposes Mayor Ed Lee's stop-and-frisk policing
KPFA Evening News, 07.28.2012
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi told KPFA why he adamantly opposes San Francisco Mayor Ed Lees plan to implement Stop-and-Frisk policing, which will give officers the right to stop and search people they deem suspicious. Stop-and-Frisk has proven tantamount to racial profiling, and, Adachi says that Mayor Ed Lee, as an Asian American implementing a policy that targets Black and Latino Americans, will risk heightening racial tension.
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