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Michael Bloomberg Stop and Frisk

Debating Bloomberg's Legacy

AP | BY JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — When Michael Bloomberg took the oath as mayor nearly a dozen years ago, he was a political neophyte faced with a city still smolderi...

Bloomberg Sues Over Stop-And-Frisk Bill

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked a court on Tuesday to block a law that would make it easier for people to sue over stop-and-frisk or other p...

Vote On Big NYPD Oversight Bill Today

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The nation's biggest police department will get a new watchdog and face easier standards for people to file profiling lawsuits agains...

Bloomberg: 'If I Had A Son, I Might Feel Differently' Stop And Frisk

Posted 08.19.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg told The New Yorker he might reconsider his stubborn defense of stop-and-frisk tactics, if he had a son. (Bloomberg has two...

City Readies Appeal Of Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City officials say they're about to take the first step in appealing a federal judge's ruling imposing reforms on the police...

Christopher Mathias

Bloomberg To Appeal Stop-And-Frisk Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday he plans to appeal a landmark ruling that the NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactic has violated the rights of thousands of...

Bloomberg Still Trying To Defeat Stop-And-Frisk Bills

| Posted 09.15.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Michael Bloomberg targeted Queens City Councilman Mark Weprin in retaliation for his support of two bill...

Bloomberg To Use His $$$ To Fight Stop-And-Frisk Bills

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York

Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg will use his personal fortune to fight two bills passed by City Council last week aimed at reining in the NYPD. ...

NOT SO GOOD AT MATH AND LOGIC

The New York Times | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

If Mayor Michael Bloomberg was trying to stem the criticism of his constitutionally suspect stop-and-frisk policy over the weekend, he took a rather s...

Bloomberg Attacks Stop-And-Frisk Critics

| Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

By Nicole Bode and Ben Fractenberg 1 POLICE PLAZA — In a speech brimming with vitriol, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took aim at all who have criticize...

NAACP Head: Even Some NYPD Cops Oppose Stop-And-Frisk

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 02.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The head of the NAACP said Sunday that even some members of the New York Police Department oppose the city's policy of street stops, with ...

Christopher Mathias

Councilman Slams Stop And Frisk, Says Bloomberg's 'Ass-Backwards' On Gun Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York

City Councilman Jumaane Williams thinks Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration is "ass-backwards" in its approach to gun violence, and that the mayo...