Cops might as well wear blindfolds if the City Council passes a bill that would let them use little more than the color of a suspect’s clothing in descriptions—or risk being sued for profiling, according to this provocative new ad (pictured) from the NYPD captains union.

The ad asks, “How effective is a police officer with a blindfold on?”


And the answer is not very, says the NYPD Captains Endowment Association, which is fighting the measure, claiming it would handcuff cops and send crime rates soaring.

Union President Roy Richter—who is seen in the ad wearing a blindfold in Times Square—told The Post the bill is dangerous because “it will ban cops from identifying a suspect’s age, gender, color or disability.

“When we have wanted suspects and patterns of crimes, those are very important descriptive terms to let officers know who to look for.”

The ad warns that if cops transmit a description of a suspect that goes beyond the color of his or her clothing, they could be sued for racial profiling if the proposal becomes law.


The bill’s sponsor, Jumaane Williams (D-Brooklyn), and Speaker Christine Quinn are going to bypass normal committee process and bring the measure directly to a vote.


Williams and fellow Brooklyn Democrat Brad Lander, a co-sponsor of the proposal, say it would only expand the city’s existing racial-profiling law by adding other demographic groups that should be protected, such as the homeless and gay people.

They have said police are free, under the bill, to chase leads that include descriptions but cannot stop and frisk people based solely on those descriptions.

But the Bloomberg administration has warned that the bill could lead to an avalanche of lawsuits against the city by any members of a protected class who believe that they were profiled.

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  • c684570


    There are no words.

    • The__Bobster

      There are plenty of words. Unfortunately, I can’t use them here.

    • sbuffalonative

      As I like to say, the best way to undermine blacks is to give them what they want.

      Blacks are overwhelmingly the victims of black crime and blacks will be the greatest raw numbers and percentages affected.

      When black communities are decimated by black on black crime, it will be blacks demanding a repeal of this action.

      • Romulus

        If in fact ,it turns out that your prediction becomes evident, then great. However,crime on whites will also go up. That i cannot tolerate.

        • sbuffalonative

          Yes, I see that as a consequence but hopefully whites will learn to adjust their behavior accordingly; actively avoid blacks.

          • Romulus

            There has been quite an exodus into new England and adjacent states. Unfortunately ,by sheer numbers we’ll be giving them the city and more representation in the house of reps. In a world of 7.2 billion people ,there’s hardly anywhere left to go for avoidance tactics.

          • sbuffalonative

            Whites are going to continue moving away simply because at this point they still can and they simply don’t want a fight. Frankly, most of them might not consciously understand the drive and reasons to leave but they feel something is wrong, something they may not even want to admit to themselves.
            But in the future (I don’t know how long it will be) whiles will literally be pushed to the limits and either fight, die off, or become ‘slaves’ to the non-white majority.
            In that fight, whites have the brains to win. The question is will they have the guts to fight a brutal fight.

          • Sick of it

            Our survival problem has only been an issue of ridiculously powerful modern militaries which have been used to force integration and every other tyrannical measure multiculturalist governments deem necessary. If they’d leave us alone, we’d both survive and prosper (which is why they won’t leave us alone).

          • sbuffalonative

            That’s the point. We’re in this situation because of powerful central soft-tyrannical governments. They’re not gunning us down but they keep adding ‘be nice to each other’ laws.

            Cessions is the peaceful solution but ‘progressive’ liberals won’t let us go because they know they can’t make a ‘progressive’ liberal Utopia work without people who can produce and maintain society. Imagine a ‘progressive’ liberals Utopia where they are free to do anything they want, free everything to everyone, and you can see it won’t last every long.

          • Spartacus

            Or even better – start actively hunting them down.

      • Non Humans

        When? What’s this when stuff? Nonhuman crimes already decimate nonhuman ghettos and also spill over into other nicer neighborhoods in the form of burglaries and home invasions.
        If this truly libtarded bill passes, it will only mean the creation and more frequent implementation of more “CodeSpeak” for the usual suspects. The cops that I know already refer to nonhumans as “Zombies”, “Ninjas”, “Geniuses”, “Future Scientists”, “Goot Boys”, etc.

        • sbuffalonative

          By when I mean when this happens, the things you said will get much worse.

          I agree that things are bad but this will only make things worse. Worse may be better.

          Whites will learn that the police can’t or won’t protect them and HOPEFULLY they will adjust their behavior accordingly; avoid black and move away.

          Blacks are always of two minds. They tell us we should ignore race (to their advantage) and yet be aware of it (to their advantage). Black crime rates will skyrocket and blacks will DEMAND action.

          I know this process is frustratingly slow while we know the solutions are quick and easy. Unfortunately, we’re not yet at the point where whites will physically push back.

          I don’t know when it will happen but eventually whites are going to have to fight or die. Again, HOPEFULLY, they will chose to fight.

          • Sick of it

            You’ll find it’s always a politician connected to the criminal NAACP who pushes for this kind of garbage. Most blacks want police protection as well BECAUSE they are so often a target of violent crime. Only the criminal scum in charge want anarchy in the streets.

            Of course I’m speaking as a southerner…people up North might really be crazy enough to be alright with total lawlessness, I do not know.

          • sbuffalonative

            Right. The problem is the ‘progressive’ liberal ‘academics’ who keep searching for problems and then devise wacky ‘progressive’ liberal solutions. Too many blacks in jail? The solution? Legalize crime. Too many blacks feel disenfranchised by a racist society? The solution? Pass new laws to make minorities feel they’re loved and accepted.
            AR keeps posting articles about these absurd ‘solutions’ to our problems. They’re ridiculous and we know it. At some point in the future, enough will be enough.
            We keep giving minorties everything they ask for but their solutions don’t work (and can’t) and they need to find increasingly absurd solutions.
            I think most whites are becoming increasingly frustrated by the propossed solutions being offered.
            A breaking point is inevitable. I just don’t know when it will happen, what will be the spark, and how succesfull whites will respond.

      • Irishgirl

        As a white victim of black crime, my reaction is #%]+=^€>%#~<$;&@"):?/: Well , let's just say there isn't enough punctuation to express my anger and frustration.

  • Nathanwartooth

    If you are going to go on a crime spree, just wear a shirt that is a different color under another shirt. Then just remove the top shirt and then the cops will never find you.

    • The__Bobster

      Just arrest the shirt, as that’s the only thing that could be identified. After all, in an egalitarian world, everyone looks alike, just like in China.

      • Nathanwartooth

        This made me laugh harder than it should have.

      • gemjunior

        Great idea. I think it will be more effective than getting rid of stop & frisk or not allowing the most effective crimefighting which is profiling.

      • Sick of it

        Scary notion, Bob.

      • me

        In a liberal Marxist’s eyes, everyone looks the same, has the same culture, has the same intelligence, and has the same moral philosophies. These people are insane. They can’t see, hear, speak, smell, or tactically feel the difference between the Bantu and other races. I’m sure the liberal Marxists would welcome the ‘xenomorphs’ from the “Alien” movies with open arms if they landed in the middle of Times Square. The liberal Marxist nuts would claim that they’re no different than us, pass ‘xenomorph’ special status laws, and criticize anyone who didn’t want to be used as an incubator….

    • eonic

      From what I’ve read, criminals such as muggers already do this.

    • me

      If European Americans in NYC are too stupid not to recall the gun ban, too stupid not to vote for Bloomberg, too stupid not to file counter lawsuits against the Bantu ‘politicians’ that dream up this crap, and too stupid not to realize that the Bantu is their most dangerous enemy, then maybe it’s social Darwinism at work in the Rotten Apple….

  • What they want us to say is something like “Someone in a blue jacket might or might not have robbed me.”

    When do we get to start killing the police 24/7? I believe this is a more useful question than any they have for us.

  • BernieGoetzFan

    Strange to think that Bloomberg is actually the voice of sanity on this issue.

  • The__Bobster

    I suppose this is the easiest thing to do, as the descriptions of spoonie perps in the MSM seldom describe them either. Now when we go to the police for the real descriptions of the perps, we’ll get the same information.

  • The__Bobster

    I suspect the police will keep two sets of descriptions – one for public consumption and the other to actually help them apprehend the miscreants.

  • NM156

    If NYCs stop-and-frisk law is overturned and this policy goes into effect, NYC will be what it was in the ’70s: a near-apocalyptic Detroit on steroids. It’s disintegration will be much more fun to watch than Detroit’s.

    • BernieGoetzFan

      Not as bad as Detroit. Detroit is 82% black. NYC is about 30% black. But it will certainly get worse. Ironically, liberals like Bloomberg are showing some backbone on this issue just like Giuliani did in the 90s.

    • pcmustgo

      EVERYONE JUST ASSUMES ALL CRIMINALS HERE ARE BLACK ANYWAYS… so if they say “Male in a red shirt”, we will know it’s “Black Male in a Red Shirt”….

      98% of gun crimes here are committed by Blacks and Latinos… so the only people they’re helping are those 2% of white gun shooters…

  • libertarian1234

    A plethora of times we’ve read MANY opinions wherein it is alleged that this country can’t continue on successfully if it stays on the path to more and more political correctness, since the policies invoked under its influence are so ludicrous and bizarre, to say nothing of the fact that most ALL the time they are actually detrimental to the well-being of the country and many times affect the economic situation, but the warnings are completely ignored by people who are in a position to continue on with the same policies and actions.

    This is another of those airhead instances. What else can be said?
    As the third world hordes get more power and control, we get closer to being a third world nation in almost every way.
    Is it any wonder people hope for war and preach for secession?

  • brengunn

    The police should just down tools, strike and refuse to work under such conditions. If the law makers bring in such laws that it makes the police’s job impossible to do, then the police should let them reap what they sow. Let a multicoloured anarchy reign or as the council would have it, let anarchy reign.

    You know, there are some laws, like affirmative action, that I don’t agree with but at least can see what they are trying to do but with this? No, I’m lost. I honestly can not see why using race as a descriptive aid in crime fighting would be offensive to anyone. If it means that black people are searched more than others then it just reflects the patterns in racial offending rates. That is not the police’s fault.

    Honestly, I hope they do make these laws, part of me wants to rejoice when the inevitable happens. Pity that the inevitable will happen to some ordinary person and not the city councilors who pass such laws.

    • Sick of it

      I don’t get affirmative action at all, but I grew up long after anything that anyone ever complained about. All I’ve seen is whites being discriminated against.

  • Jefferson

    If I were a rich White person living in New York City, I would be very afraid if Stop And Frisk was banned. Without it, what would stop Bantus from entering upscale neighborhoods in Manhattan and start robbing, raping, and murdering in mass.

    Rich White people in New York City are going to start living like rich White people in Sao Paulo, Brazil for example. Always in constant fear for their lives.

    • IstvanIN

      We can only hope.

    • Sick of it

      I thought the rich whites in Latin countries had private armies or the nation’s military to defend them? Here some rich whites have private security armies to protect them. Really it’s the average man who is left undefended.

  • bigone4u

    Victim: “Officer, the man who robbed me is a 6 foot black wearing a green shirt.
    Officer: “You are under arrest for racial and gender profiling, Mr. Victim. You know the City Council has decreed no one can ever mention the race or gender of criminals.”

    My scenario is no more ridiculous than the proposed one.

    • sbuffalonative

      The fact is that since blacks are the ones most affected by black crime, it will be blacks making such ‘racist’ accusations.

  • Puggg

    Cops might as well wear blindfolds if the City Council passes a bill that would let them use little more than the color of a suspect’s clothing in descriptions

    What if the suspect isn’t wearing any clothing?


    The postscript is that that one was an illegal alien and “might” (i.e. will never) be “deported.” (LOL)

    • Sick of it

      I’d say a naked suspect would stand out, but that is California, so who knows.

    • That presents a problem because you won’t be able to mention gender so you can’t say it had a penis that was used to rape a woman or that a person was flashing their breasts and vaj at potential tricks.

    • You know full well that he’s only here to do the nude exhibitionism in public transit lobbies that Americans won’t do.

  • Romulus

    Looking at the raw numbers of NYC, from the 2010 census, we can now ascertain that foreign aliens now make up at least 80% of the population. The imajihads are pouring in. While im not for any restrictions on my favorite amendment, the powers that be will limit everybody rights to keep the peace between them and the tribe. Which has a significant population in NYC. As we lose our cities to the crushing waves of aliens, you can expect more of the same as seen in Britain, France and Sweden.

  • mobilebay

    All Points Bulletin – NY – Today, a bank was robbed (at an undisclosed location), by a person either man or woman (we’re not sure). The perp ran from the building ( going north or south).
    His or her attire was a shirt and pants or a dress. The thief was white, black or brown. Height – 5’2″ to ‘6’1.” Age – Escaped on a skateboard or a wheelchair. Complexion- pale, ruddy or dark. Hair – blond, black maybe red. Anyone having information on the suspect, please contact the City Council. They will be able to indentify the suspect immediately.

    • Sick of it

      Stop discriminating against transgendered people 😉

  • Tinfoil A22hat

    Does anyone expect anything less from NYC? They’re crazier than s**thouse rats.

  • Talltrees

    They should have thought of this problem before they allowed different races and ethnicities into the country.

    When I see black people, they are black. Cross the street and get your pepper spray out and gun at the ready.

    Middle Eastern, Asian, and Africans. They are Muslims. Terrified of oink-oinks and woof-woofs. Run, fast, the other way.

    Asian Indians are clearly Indians. Watch out for medical errors. Make sure your gas wasn’t diluted with water.

    Chinese can’t be mistaken. Look for stealing technical secrets.

    Japanese look Japanese. Copying and stealing technology. Even grocery store layouts.

    Hispanics are mostly Mexican. Mexicans are obvious. Probably, illegal, with six kids and pregnant, and/or members of a gang and/or drug cartel. Frequently, carry Mexican flags, steal our SS numbers, and cause deadly accidents. Often seen waiting in line at the welfare office, particularly the food stamp machine, and in Emergency Departments having the six kids treated for skin abrasions.

    And I don’t feel badly about profiling at all.

    • QuinnTheEskimo9

      “They should have thought of this problem before they allowed different races and ethnicities into the country.”

      “They” allowed these different races and ethnicities into the country by passing the 1965 non-white immigration flood bill precisely to cause mayhem, to prey on and bankrupt the white race and especially to further their genocidal agenda against whites.

      • Talltrees

        Of course, they did.

  • Let me get this straight, NYPD won’t be allowed to identify a criminal by color, gender, or age, yet every time I do an online resume submission I have to identify myself as a Caucasian Male?

    • Talltrees

      They want to know so they won’t make the mistake of hiring White males.

      • Trust me …. I know.

        I got this tonight from one site:

        Employment History

        Starting with your most rec employer, include mil service assignments and vol activities. You may excl org names which indicate race, color, relig, gendr, nat origin, handicap or other protected status.

        But it was followed by this:

        Explain any gaps in your empl, other than those due to pers illness, injury or disability.

        I have modified it slightly so it isn’t a strict searchable string.

        How do I explain that I don’t want to reveal that I worked for the NAACP or La Raza if I am supposed to explain gaps but don’t have to reveal certain employers?

  • Mark Hillyard

    Usually a crime report in the Local Area, San Joaquin County, CA, has a description of a murderer that goes like this…”A person was seen near the car carrying a bloody hatchet and wearing clothes. If you have any info on the whereabouts of this person call your local police and let them know.”
    I sometimes check the area demographics of the crime scene and can calculate the race of the person fairly accurately as follow up pics etc, come online.

    • sbuffalonative

      It makes me wonder why they make such a big deal of describing the clothing and not the race of the perp when clothing can be changed and discarded while their race cannot. Very odd…

  • A Freespeechzone

    Make NO mistake, if the criminal is White—Whites don’t particularly care if they are ‘profiled’

    You can be assured that criminals of all colors ‘profile’ their victims….can there be a law enacted to add ‘profiling’ to the charges, assuming the offending criminal can be caught?

    Politicians and PC activists are stupid–hopefully they suffer as result of their stupid, illogical laws. No sympathy.

    • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

      George Zimmerman is accused of exactly that – “profiling” poor St. Skittles.

  • MekongDelta69

    Jumaaaaaanji and his ‘bro’s’ “…say it would only expand the city’s existing racial-profiling law by adding other demographic groups that should be protected, such as the homeless and gay people.

    Hmmm… I’m trying to think of the ONLY people who are NOT a protected group…
    Wait – it’s coming to me…
    Yes, I remember now…
    However, I’ve only mentioned it on here about one trillion times and I really don’t want to bore you with perpetually repetitious phrases.


    A TV. station in Cleveland announced that ” Mentor police need your help in finding the suspect that robbed a Mentor bank .” I called the station and asked them , ” Does the suspect have a t-shirt on that says suspect on it “.

  • OhWow

    Let’s make it harder to fight crime just so we can make sure to not offend minorities! YAY!! Good plan guys!

    I mean is this even real life anymore? What’s next, all students automatically pass high school because profiling kids with bad grades is mean?

    • Sick of it

      They have actually passed kids through school who didn’t earn it…just to get them out.

  • eonic

    In reply to Cheri Rodriguez whose reply to my post below has not yet been approved, the 50s tv show Dragnet derived its title from the police practice of hauling in everyone within a certain radius of a crime scene for questioning. Maybe they can arrest every member of the gang ?

  • Sick of it

    NYC is majority non-white and has a huge foreign population. I could easily see war in the streets.

  • There are probably some museums of postmodern art where this would be a highly revered work of art, after which you could auction it for maybe a million or two. But you have to give the work some social meaning or construct, preferably relating to intersectionality. Consult your nearest college or university humanities department head for advice.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    The nearest member of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary?

  • libertarian1234

    “Now, you would think someone with a Master’s degree would be smart enough to understand just how amazingly stupid that idea is? ”

    You’re right, except my experience has been that certification by a black in MOST instances is worthless, especially in subjects like Urban Policy and African-American studies.

    One professor admitted a while back that “We’re expected to pass X number of African-Americans whether they’re qualified or not. And if we don’t, we’re called forth by the administration to answer for it.”

  • libertarian1234

    “Council Tries to Ban Using ‘Race, Gender, or Age’ to ID Suspects”

    I’m all for that.

    In fact I think it would be great if all urban police forces halted all black arrests entirely.

    Then let these fools live in the city they created.

    • sbuffalonative

      I agree but we’ve already run that experiment, it’s called Detroit (and other black run cities) but they refuse to face the facts.

      Look at Haiti. The slaves, working the plantations, should have learned how to run successful farms. But after they killed the whites, they couldn’t make the farms work. The same thing happened in Zimbabwe and now in South Africa.

      I’m all for giving blacks a few cities to run. The problem is they can’t make them run and they’ll never admit they can’t make them run efficiently.

      When they destroy what they have, they look for whites to blame and demand that whites solve the problems they created.

  • sbuffalonative

    It’s not that they’re not smart enough. It’s that they’re not honest enough.

    They know who is causing these problems but they refuse to honestly admit there are racial differences in behavior and outcome.

    They lie to us with a straight face that we’re all equal in all abilities so we should, in a just society, have equal outcomes. Their dishonesty is the problem.

  • QuinnTheEskimo9

    A criminal couldn’t ask for a better friend than the NY City Council.

  • QuinnTheEskimo9

    Forget the Louisville slugger or a metal cane that folds up. A gun is the only thing that stops an attacker, stalker or abuser, especially for a woman, that’s why it’s called an equalizer. Don’t live in a city such as New York where CC is banned.

  • QuinnTheEskimo9

    The Amish.

  • QuinnTheEskimo9

    My newspaper reports it like this, using the passive voice:

    A robbery and murder were committed at the local 7-11…

  • Spartacus

    As far as I’m concerned, this is a good thing – New York is a cesspool of liberalism, and the global capital of Jewish Power, so if it crumbles into a Detroit-like place, all for the better.

  • One of my best friends from childhood called it quits with me because I am honest about blacks. His brother, also a close friend from childhood called it quits with me because I am honest about blacks.

    Sometimes strangers mistook me for a third Myers brother. It has been so long that I miss them only a little now.

    That said, I am still honest about blacks. Since I’ve already paid for it, I might as well enjoy it.

  • QuinnTheEskimo9

    There was a case in California over the past weekend where a woman with a restraining order was told by the police to “hide” when her murderous ex-husband kept threatening to kill her. The cops did nothing. 911 did nothing. The court system did nothing.
    Ex-husband caught up with her “hiding” at a friend’s house and stabbed her to death right on the lawn.
    California, next to New York City, has perhaps the strictest gun laws on the nation. I hope the woman’s family sue the city into the ground.

  • MBlanc46

    Nobody gets popular by saying unpopular things. If you have to tell truths that people aren’t ready to hear yet, you’re going to experience being shunned.