Bloomberg to Conyers: Go Fix Something That’s Broke

At the unveiling of a playground initiative at a school in the Bronx just now, Michael Bloomberg was asked about the involvement of the House judiciary committee in reviewing police procedures in the wake of the Sean Bell incident.

The mayor made it clear that he didn’t regard it as helpful. “This is a police department that works and doesn’t exactly need more oversight [from the federal government],” he said. He also said that the judiciary committee should look into the police departments in other cities where the crime rate is higher.