NYTimes: New York Police Illegally Profiling Homeless People, Complaint Says

Advocates for homeless people filed a complaint with New York City’s Civil Rights Commission on Thursday accusing the Police Department of targeting people living on the street, a practice they say violates a two-year-old law that prohibits “bias-based profiling.”

In June 2015, police officers began issuing “move along” orders in the area around 125th Street in East Harlem, which had become a sprawling community of mostly homeless men, according the complaint.

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