Ray Kelly Defends NYPD On Stop & Frisk And Muslim Surveillance At Heated Council Hearing

538519317 Ray Kelly Defends NYPD On Stop & Frisk And Muslim Surveillance At Heated Council Hearing
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly during his testimony before the City Council Public Safety Committee hearing. (Photo: Hunter Walker)

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly fielded questions on the department’s controversial stop-and-frisk and Muslim surveillance programs during a contentious hearing of the City Council Public Safety Committee. Mr. Kelly was ostensibly testifying about the NYPD’s preliminary budget for the coming fiscal year, but the hearing quickly turned into a heated discussion of the department’s most controversial policies when committee members questioned the commissioner following his testimony. Continue reading “Ray Kelly Defends NYPD On Stop & Frisk And Muslim Surveillance At Heated Council Hearing”