Community Safety Act Becomes Law
- New York 08/22/2013 by Linda Perry Barr (WBAI News)
The City Council had the votes to override Mayor Mike Bloomberg's vetoes of the Community Safety Act this evening.The bill against profiling for all New Yorkers,Intro 1080. passed 34-15. The bill to create an Office of Inspector General, Intro 1079, passed 39-15. The crowd was jubilant when the two co-sponsors of the bill, Council Members Jumaane Williams and Brad Landers, greetedadvocates for police reform after the vote.