NYC Council Overrides Bloomberg Stop-And-Frisk Reform Veto

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 5:38 PM EDT) -- The New York City Council sent a strong message to Mayor Michael Bloomberg Thursday in the ongoing battle over the city's controversial "stop and frisk" tactics, voting to override his veto of two bills that would increase oversight of the city’s police force.

The council's vote revived the Community Safety Act, which would establish an inspector general position to oversee the city’s 35,000-member police force and clear a path for New Yorkers to sue the NYPD over claims of racial profiling.

Bloomberg vetoed both prongs of...
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