New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suffered setbacks regarding the NYPD‘s “stop-and-frisk” policy, this after the City Council overrode and voted against  his veto of bills designed to curtail the practice. Attacking the New York Times earlier this year, and later President Barack Obama via an op-ed, Bloomberg is now on the offensive.

On Monday (August 12), United States District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the New York Police Department‘s “stop-and-frisk” tactic was unconstitutional. Today (August 16), city officials filed to appeal the federal ruling.

Actor and White House official Kal Penn, known for his role in the popular Harold & Kumar stoner flicks, shocked fans and critics of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy alike. Penn tweeted Tuesday (August 13) that the police tactic was “good policy” and refused to back down from his stance.

Although New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under fire for supporting the questionably racist “stop & frisk” police tactic, the city chief took aim at the New York Times for its crime coverage. During a speech yesterday (April 30) after responding to a city council ruling to enact a police watchdog group, Bloomberg took […]