"Settingsgaard said one critical point in the interaction between a citizen and a police officer is the way they disengage. When disengagement is professional and respectful, the citizen usually feels positive.
He recounted one man who had been stopped three times over a short period last summer, when the police task force descended on South Peoria following gun crimes.
"When there is a good explanation about why someone is stopped, it's a good ending. This guy had been stopped three times, and he said he didn't mind," Settingsgaard said." (emphasis added)
Today, the New York Times is reporting that a federal judge has found that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the