NYPD street stops spiked in last quarter of 2020
FILE- Cops across the city recorded more street stops at the end of last year than at any point since before the pandemic, according to NYPD data. - Mark Bonifacio/New York Daily News/TNS

NEW YORK — Cops across the city recorded more street stops at the end of last year than at any point since before the pandemic, according to NYPD data. The 3,090 stops in the last three months of 2021 represent a 45% spike from the same time frame in 2020 — and the tally is the most since the 3,258 stops recorded in the first quarter of 2020. A court-appointed monitor last year said that there was “substantial evidence” cops in prior years had been underreporting stops. The NYPD in a statement this week said officers are now being better trained, with more stops properly documented. The depart...