Source: AP / NewsDay.com
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says people entering public housing should be fingerprinted as a crime-prevention measure.
He made the comments Friday on WOR Radio. His spokesman says Bloomberg is proposing a biometric security measure. He says the city is in the process of putting in an electronic keycard system.
Democratic mayoral candidates promptly blasted the mayor’s comment.
Ex-city Comptroller Bill Thompson compared it to the city’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy. He says it’s “another direct act of treating minorities like criminals.”
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