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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized on Sunday for backing the “stop-and-frisk” policing strategy ahead of a possible 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, The New York Times reported.
“I was wrong,” he said at the Christian Cultural Center, a black megachurch in Brooklyn, according to the Times. “And I am sorry.”
The article goes on to state the following:
Bloomberg said his support of the policy caused an “erosion of trust” and added that he hoped he could “earn it back.” The former mayor maintained he was focused on “saving lives,” and didn’t realize the impacts of the policing method on black and Latino communities, according to the Times.
— The Hill (@thehill) November 17, 2019
NEW: Mike Bloomberg apologized today at a black megachurch in Brooklyn for implementing aggressive “stop-and-frisk” policing policies that disproportionately targeted black and Latino people across the city. https://t.co/JIWc2aGN3H
— Axios (@axios) November 17, 2019
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