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City Councilman Jumaane Williams

New York City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams (credit: council.nyc.gov)

City Officials Call On NYPD To Investigate Murders Equally Across All Boroughs

City Councilman Jumaane Williams said outer borough homicide cases have fewer detectives assigned to them than do killings in Manhattan. Williams said the NYPD is looking into it.

01/09/2014

A New York City councilman wants a new law that requires people who throw house parties to inform the police. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYC Councilman Williams Proposes ‘House Party’ Legislation

It’s a proposal that could make Brooklyn a bit more mellow, a push to prevent large and unruly gatherings by forcing people to get permission to party.

07/05/2013

Brooklyn Protest

Crowd Protests For A Second Night In The Wake Of Brooklyn Police Shooting

Police were on alert in Brooklyn Tuesday night following violence stemming from a deadly officer-involved shooting, as crowds gathered again to protest for a second night in a row.

03/12/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly holds a news conference on May 24, 2012 in in New York City. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Commissioner Kelly Asks Why Leaders Upset With ‘Stop And Frisk’ Aren’t Protesting Violence Instead

“The fact of the matter is that 96 percent of shooting victims are people of color, yet the community leaders are not speaking out about this. We’d like to hear from them,” Kelly said.

07/11/2012