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Mayor Adams restores funding for NYPD’s April 2024 Recruit Class


NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams on January 10, 2024 announced that thanks to measures the city has implemented to responsibly manage the city’s budget and strategically navigate significant fiscal challenges, funding will be restored for the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to add another police academy class of 600 new...

Mayor Adams announces new placement of Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center for asylum seekers


New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced that the city will soon open a fourth Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center that will serve asylum seekers arriving in New York City. As the estimated number of asylum seekers in New York City surpasses at least 27,200, this specific humanitarian relief center will assist...

Mayor Adams signs package of bills to improve diversity within FDNY


New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has signed a package of five bills to improve diversity within the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY). The bills aim to address recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups within the department, as well as requiring the implementation of diversity, inclusion, anti-discrimination, and anti-harassment training.   “Our FDNY...

Hassan Naveed appointed exe-director of NYC’s hate crimes prevention office


New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced the appointment of Hassan Naveed as the executive director of the New York City Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC). As executive director, Naveed will oversee the office’s interagency efforts to combat hate crimes using community-based programs and provide support to victims of such...