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Two New NYC Sheriffs, in a Standoff: Eric Adams and Alvin Bragg Are on a Collision Course

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Two New NYC Sheriffs, in a Standoff: Eric Adams and Alvin Bragg Are on a Collision Course

New York Daily News January 8, 2022
Policing & Public SafetyAll
Urban PolicyNYC

On his first day as the 110th mayor of New York City, Eric Adams stood on the elevated platform of the Kosciuszko St. J train station with his phone to his ear. “Assault in progress,” said the former transit cop to the 911 operator, as he observed three men exchanging blows on the street below. Police arrived shortly thereafter; Adams watched as they allowed the brawlers to leave in a car without being questioned. The officers should have “made inquiries,” advised the mayor, adding that he would use the incident as a teachable moment for the NYPD.

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John Ketcham is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

Photo by jnnault/iStock

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