Mayor Bloomberg blasts override: “Today’s vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly.”
Former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito was questioned by about whether the police department has any program for tracking officers who may have a suspicious pattern of racial profiling in using stop-and-frisk tactics.
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous denounced the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy in a sermon Sunday, and announced a second wave of activism against the policy.
During the brief appearance Thursday, Zimmerman stood up straight and wore a gray prison jumpsuit. He spoke only to answer “Yes, sir,” after he was asked basic questions about the charge against him.