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NYPD Officers: Commander Told Us to Target Blacks, Hispanics on Subway

NYPD Officers: Commander Told Us to Target Blacks, Hispanics on Subway

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At a police station tucked into an  end-of-the-line subway terminal in South Brooklyn, the new commander  instructed officers to think of white and Asian people as “soft targets”  and urged them to instead go after blacks and Latinos for minor  offenses like jumping the turnstile, a half-dozen officers said in sworn  statements.

“You are stopping too  many Russian and Chinese,” one of the officers, Daniel Perez, recalled  the commander telling him earlier this decade.

Another officer, Aaron Diaz, recalled the same commander saying in 2012, “You should write more black and Hispanic people.”

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