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Jumaane D. Williams

Jumaane D. Williams is a New York City Council member for District 45 and represents Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie in Brooklyn.

Jumaane D. Williams appears in the following:

After Chokehold Death, Asking Why, How and What Now?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Much is still unclear about the conduct of police and medical personnel around the death of Eric Garner, who was put in an apparent chokehold by an arresting officer. What could have prevented Garner's death, and what should be the consequences for those involved?

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Does the NYPD Need an Inspector General?

Thursday, March 21, 2013

As the federal trial over NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices continues, the City Council has agreed to establish an inspector general to monitor the NYPD. New York City Councilmembers Jumaane Williams (D-45, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie) and Brad Lander (D-39, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park and Kensington) co-sponsors of the Community Safety Act, talk about the plan.

 

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City Council Proposal on Stop and Frisk

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Jumaane Williams, New York City councilmember (D-45) representing Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie in Brooklyn, explains the proposals in the City Council to change the stop and frisk procedures for the NYPD, and an audio recording of a stop in Harlem.

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NYPD and Community Policing

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Violent crime rates have risen since the summer began, and Commissioner Ray Kelly has commented that community leaders are not doing enough to curtail the spike. New York City District 45 council member Jumaane Williams (representing Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie in Brooklyn) and District 8 council member Melissa Mark-Viverito (representing the Upper East Side, Spanish Harlem/El Barrio/East Harlem, Manhattan Valley, part of the Upper West Side and part of Mott Haven in the Bronx) join us to discuss the issue, along with NYPD policing.

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