Racial Profiling

Former Workers Say CVS Supervisors Told Them To Racially Profile Minority ShoppersCVS spokeswoman Carolyn Castel says the company doesn't tolerate discrimination and is "shocked" by the allegations.
NYPD Officers Receive New Stop-And-Frisk Rules With Tight New RestrictionsNYPD officers on Tuesday received new official guidelines for use of the stop-and-frisk method, in response to a federal ruling that concluded that the method discriminated against minorities.
Macy's To Pay $650,000 To Settle Racial Profiling AllegationsMacy's has agreed to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Herald Square.
Actor Robert Brown Settles Racial Profiling Lawsuit With Macy'sBrown filed the lawsuit after he said he was falsely accused of credit card fraud at Macy's flagship store in Herald Square last year.
Lawsuit: TLC Mistakes Black Man, Bi-Racial Wife For Illegal Livery Cab Driver, PassengerA married couple allegedly mistaken for an illegal livery cab driver and a passenger is suing the Taxi & Limousine Commission for $3 million, alleging racial profiling.
Venezuelan Tourist Cleared Of Alleged Shoplifting At Macy'sA Venezuelan tourist was acquitted Monday of shoplifting at Macy’s Herald Square flagship store, in one of several cases of shoppers saying they were wrongly accused of stealing at major New York City retailers.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Drops Lawsuit Over NYPD Anti-Profiling LawNew York City will drop a challenge to a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.
Sharpton: Retailers To List Shoppers' 'Bill Of Rights' The Rev. Al Sharpton says civil rights leaders met Monday with representatives from retail chains including Barneys, Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor and The Gap.
City Slaps Macy’s With Subpoena Over Racial Profiling CaseThe New York City Commission on Human Rights is investigating anti-theft practices at Macy’s following multiple claims of racial profiling.
Barneys Says It Will Monitor NYPD Use Of Manhattan Store Camera RoomAn internal Barneys memo sent to store security staff Tuesday said Barneys would start keeping a log of which police officers use its security room.
2 More Claim Racial Profiling Against Macy’sThe allegations come on the heels of a scandal involving claims of racial profiling by employees at major retailers.
Squadron Calls For Clarity In Police Policy After 'Shop-And-Frisk' IncidentsNew York State Sen. Daniel Squadron (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) announced legislation Monday that would require the NYPD to disclose the extra police services it provides to businesses, in light of allegations of racial profiling at department stores.