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Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a news conference hours later blasting the decision and said the city will appeal the ruling of Judge Shira Scheindlin, who appointed Peter Zimroth as an independent monitor to overhaul the policy.

Scheindlin stopped short of throwing out stop-question-frisk, the policy that permits officers to stop someone and pat him down for weapons or contraband if they suspect criminal activity, but charged Zimroth with developing changes to police policies, training, supervision, monitoring and discipline. She also ordered that officers test out body-worn cameras in the police precinct where most stops occurred.

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