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'I was wrong': Michael Bloomberg sorry for 'stop and frisk' policing, reflects with about-face apology

28 days ago   |   By WESH

The new comments by the former three-term mayor of New York could be viewed as an attempt to address a controversial aspect of his tenure.
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Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's ‘stop & frisk' policy ahead of presidential nomination bid

Bloomberg blasted for apology & U-turn on NYC's ‘stop & frisk' policy ahead of presidential nomination bid

28 days ago   |   By RT

What better time than an election campaign start to repent sins? Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg probably thought so as he apologized at a black church for the controversial ‘stop and frisk' policy, but few were buying it.
A billionaire media mogul and a former New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg has suddenly backtracked on his longstanding support for the controversial ‘stop and frisk' police policy he adamantly backed during his time as mayor.
The questionable practice involving police briefly detaining, questioning and sometimes searching random people on the streets for weapons or...
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Police union, de Blasio blast Bloomberg over stop-and-frisk apology

Police union, de Blasio blast Bloomberg over stop-and-frisk apology

28 days ago   |   By New York Post

The Police Benevolent Association slammed former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg over his stunning Sunday apology for his administration's use of stop-and-frisk - by calling the practice city cops carried out for years a “misguided policy” that put officers in the line of fire. “Mayor Bloomberg could have saved himself this apology if he...
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Michael Bloomberg Says 'I Was Wrong' About Stop-And-Frisk Policy

Michael Bloomberg Says 'I Was Wrong' About Stop-And-Frisk Policy

28 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The potential 2020 candidate told a Black megachurch that the legacy of the practice, which largely affected Blacks and Latinos, “still bothers me.”
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Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for 'Stop-and-Frisk' Policy While as NYC Mayor, Says 'I Was Wrong'

Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for 'Stop-and-Frisk' Policy While as NYC Mayor, Says 'I Was Wrong'

28 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Critics are skeptical after the former New York City mayor apologized for the "stop-and-frisk" policy he aggressively enforced for more than a decade.
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Michael Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk policy amid a potential presidential run

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk policy amid a potential presidential run

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized in a Sunday speech for his support of the New York Police Department's use of "stop-and-frisk."
For years, Bloomberg has vigorously defended "stop-and-frisk," even after a federal judge ruled in 2013 that the program violated the constitutional rights of minorities.
Bloomberg's speech comes as he considers a possible presidential run for the Democratic nomination.
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Democrats seek Bolton and Mulvaney for the expected Senate impeachment trial...

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