Police have stopped and frisked over 5 million people in New York since 2002. However, 90 percent of those people were totally innocent. In 2018, police have already stopped and frisked over 2,500 people in New York, and over 65 percent of them were innocent. Thousands of more people have been victims of a false arrest or false imprisonment. As a resident of New York, it is important to know your rights when the police stop you.