“It’s different for a white child. That’s just the reality in this country. And with Dante, very early on with my son, we said, look, if a police officer stops you, do everything he tells you to do, don’t move suddenly, don’t reach for your cell phone, because we knew, sadly, there’s a greater chance it might be misinterpreted if it was a young man of color.” That’s NY Mayor Bill De Blasio describing how he had to train his biracial son to deal with police.

+ The Daily News crunches the New York numbers: “At least 179 people were killed by on-duty NYPD officers over the past 15 years. Just three of the deaths have led to an indictment in state court … Only one officer who killed someone while on duty has been convicted, but he was not sentenced to jail time.”

+ Reuters: New York attorney general seeks to probe police killings of unarmed civilians