Police in major U.S. cities stop and question more than a million people each year — a sharply higher number than just a few years ago. Most are black and Hispanic men. Many are frisked, and nearly all are innocent of any crime, according to figures gathered by The Associated Press.
I knew that people of color were being stopped randomly. I know people who have it consistently happen to them in their own neighborhoods several times a month.
I had NO idea that police departments actually had programs set up to do it though.