Tuesday, March 24, 2015
North Star Fund Launches Campaign for NYPD Reform
Mayor de Blasio has a new police problem on his hands — only this time from his friends on the left.
The North Star Fund, a liberal activist foundation with ties to de Blasio, has launched a campaign to push for changes in the NYPD — and will hit up many of the mayor’s top donors for its efforts.
The “Let Us Breathe” push — a nod to Eric Garner’s chokehold death in an altercation with the NYPD last summer — is calling on the mayor to support a special prosecutor to investigate cases of police killings....