Sen. Eric Adams on Stop-and-Frisk

Friday, August 16, 2013

State Senator Eric Adams talks about the ruling in the federal stop-and-frisk lawsuit. A former NYPD captain, he testified during the trial about disputed statements by Police Commissioner Kelly and is now running unopposed for Brooklyn Borough President.

The judge's ruling:


Eric Adams

Comments [12]


You are wrong blacksocial -- Adams seems to have sat on his revelation for about a year.

Typical for a politician, the timing of his breaking this outrageous news was just prior to his election day.


Aug. 16 2013 11:12 AM

blacksocialist -- If he did step fwd w this at the time, then I obviously stand corrected.

But speaking practically and contextually, as a politician who is asserting himself into today's news, then senator Adams ought to have pointed this fact out himself if Brian forgot to ask him about it. I am guessing that most listeners are not as familiar with this junior state senator as you are.

Aug. 16 2013 11:03 AM

The ways in which the prison-industrial complex directly profit from drug policy must be thoroughly examined and exposed.

I am inclined to believe that Liu should be commended for his proposal on de-criminalizing marijuana.

Aug. 16 2013 10:56 AM
Steve from Brooklyn

Lol. I used to get marijuana delivered to my apartment...across the street from Eric Adams' office.

Aug. 16 2013 10:56 AM
The Truth from Becky

It's been public for a while..a good candidate and I don't recall hearing him say "police bad"...if you don't have anything to say, you sure shouldn't say anything dumb.

Aug. 16 2013 10:53 AM

When it comes to discovering and confiscating weapons and reducing violence, I'm not certain that Stop 'n Frisk is unjustified.

But drugs?

How about trying some S&F in predominately white (or Asian) suburban high schools and college campuses. And see how much contraband is found...

Aug. 16 2013 10:52 AM
John from office

Wow, Cory Booker does not have to worry about this guy. Another eloquent black leader!?? Diction Diction Diction!!!!

Aug. 16 2013 10:50 AM
blacksocialist from BKbaby

simpson - adams made this known some time ago. for people that pay attention, this isn't news....

Aug. 16 2013 10:50 AM
John from office

I heard Kelly wears a white robe and a hood, according to Adams, please explain? Lets take all comments as proof.

Aug. 16 2013 10:46 AM

if this is true then why didn't he (and the other leaders he named) go public with it 30 seconds after that meeting?

Aug. 16 2013 10:46 AM
blacksocialist from BKbaby

Ahh yes, the idiot that is john from office. where's your buddy jgarbuz?.... as for your point, such as it is, it is somewhat ironic that you question someone on ignoring facts..... knuckledragger

Aug. 16 2013 10:46 AM
john from office

Mr. Adams and candidate James from the Public Advocate's debate last night are the kind of politicians we dont need. Very simplistic, police bad, vote for me. Mr. Adams, as a former cop, should be ashamed.I realize that to get elected you need to ignore facts and just bash the cops, but every time a kid gets killed by another kid, these "leaders" lose credibility.

Aug. 16 2013 10:06 AM

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