A view from the NYPD on Stop and Frisk.
Commissioner Raymond Kelly says 75 percent of violent crimes are committed by African-Americans.
He went on to explain his reasoning on the current stop and frisk actions by the NYPD.
"About 70 percent to 75 percent of the people described as committing violent crimes -- assault, robbery, shootings, grand larceny -- are described as being African-American," Kelly told ABC's "Nightline." "The percentage of people who are stopped is 53 percent African American. So really, African-Americans are being under-stopped in relation to the percentage of people being described as being the perpetrators of violent crime."
Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn opposes "stop and frisk" and offered the following opinion without any factual support.
"The [nearly] 700,000 number, which was at our height, it has gone down because of the intervention of my office and the council," Quinn said. "That's a number that is too high and clearly shows that many of those stops could not have been happening in a constitutionally sound way."