Brooklyn council members play key role in overriding mayor’s veto of ‘How Many Stops’ Act

On Tuesday, the New York City council voted to override Mayor Eric Adams’ veto of the “How Many Stops” Act, a piece of legislation aimed at improving NYPD transparency and eliminating unlawful police stops.

Thirteen of the 16 council members who represent districts in Brooklyn voted in favor of the “How Many Stops” Act on Tuesday, playing a major role in overriding Adams’ veto of the bill.