NY1 At 20: 1999 Report Observes Political Fallout From Diallo Shooting
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As NY1 continues its look back at its coverage of the shooting of Amadou Diallo in February 1999 with a focus on the political fallout. Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was used to heaping praise on the NYPD for the city's dramatic drop in crime, but in the weeks after the shooting, Giuliani faced increasing questions about how the department interacted with the African-American community. NY1's Andrew Kirtzman filed this report on February 8, 1999.