Bill de Blasio

Report on Broken Windows Spending Bolsters Call to Redirect $1 Billion of NYPD Budget to Harmed Communities

After nearly a month of nationwide racial justice protests and renewed calls to defund local police forces and reinvest that money in resources that better serve communities, a new policy brief on Tuesday detailed how much policing in New York City is focused on drug and other low-level offenses and disproportionately impacts Black and Latinx …

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New Yorkers Confront de Blasio Over Defense of NYPD Violence as Calls Mount for Mayor’s Resignation

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced angry New Yorkers who called in to WNYC‘s “The Brian Lehrer Show” on Friday, demanding answers about the mayor’s response to racial justice protests in the city over the past two weeks and his persistent defense of violence from the NYPD.  Callers to the “Ask the Mayor” segment referred …

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