Mike Bloomberg Can't Shake The Legacy Of Stop-And-Frisk Policing In New York

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has repeatedly said he regrets the police tactic known as “stop-and-frisk.” Still, CBS moderator Gayle King pressed him at Tuesday night’s Democratic debate asking, “What exactly are you apologizing for?”

“I’ve apologized and asked for forgiveness,” Bloomberg responded at the debate in Charleston, S.C. “I’ve met with black leaders to try to get an understanding of how I can better position myself and what I should have done and what I should do next time.”

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg defended the “stop-and-frisk” policy for years, until he launched his presidential bid. Updated at 2:39 p.m. ET on Feb. 26

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has repeatedly said he regrets the police tactic known as “stop-and-frisk.” Still, CBS moderator Gayle […]

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