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The Top Four Things Eric Adams’ Appointees Must Do on Day One

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The Top Four Things Eric Adams’ Appointees Must Do on Day One

New York Post December 27, 2021
Policing & Public SafetyAll
Urban PolicyNYC
EducationPre K-12

On Jan. 1, Mayor-elect Eric Adams will become Mayor Eric Adams. Compared to two Christmases ago, he faces a murder rate that is up 48 percent, and 418,100 more people unemployed. Adams has now named most of his top commissioners — and each of them has a unique strength that he or she can put to use to tackle the city’s top problems. Here is what Adams’ appointees must do during their first days on the job. 

Keechant Sewell, the incoming police commissioner, is an outsider who knows New York. That’s a rare combination. We have plenty of NYPD insiders, and there have been many outsiders who are totally clueless about the city’s unique politics and culture (see Mayor Bill de Blasio’s failed schools chancellor, Richard Carranza).

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. Follow her on Twitter here.

Photo by SeanXu/iStock

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