City Council Overrides Veto Of New NYPD Oversight MeasuresMayor Bloomberg blasts override: "Today's vote is an example of election year politics at its very worst and political pandering at its most deadly."
Fmr. Top Uniformed NYPD Officer Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial As Activists Push For ChangeFormer 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 Jealous Denounces Stop-And-Frisk PolicyNAACP 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.
George Zimmerman Makes First Court Appearance In Shooting Death Of Trayvon MartinDuring 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.