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NYPD Commissioner Urges Congress to Help Officers, First Responders Still Dying from 9/11

NYPD Police Memorial Day ceremony at One Police Plaza on Friday, May 10, 2019. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography May 10, 2019 Op-Ed by City of New York Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill On Friday, May 10, the NYPD will add the names of 47 of our fallen heroes to the Police…
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Mayor de Blasio, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, and NYCHA Interim Chair and CEO Kathryn Garcia Hold Media Availability to Provide Update on Fire at Frederick E. Samuel Houses

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro visit the scene of a tragic fire in an apartment at the Fred Samuels Houses in Harlem, which killed 6 people, including 4 children, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography NEW YORK CITY STRONG - Office of the Mayor…
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NEW YORK CITY STRONG – National Hurricane Preparedness Week

WASHINGTON, DC: The White House reports – During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, I encourage all Americans living in hurricane-prone areas to take the measures necessary to safeguard their families, homes, and businesses.  As a Nation, we are sadly too familiar with the destructive force of hurricanes.  To help prevent and…
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Operation Oxy-Concourse: Attorney General James And Dea Take Down Narcotics Distribution Ring In New York City

Investigation Charges 28-Person Narcotics Operation With Conspiring To Purchase And Sell Tens of Thousands of Dangerous Prescription Pills Resulting In 181-Count Indictments. New York City Strong - BRONX, NY: Office of the Attorney General reports – Attorney General Letitia James and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today announced the indictment…
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D.A. Vance: Congress Must Increase Funding to Confront Rising Threats of Domestic Terrorism

NEW YORK CITY STRONG - Manhattan DA reports - Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. today submitted written public testimony to the House Appropriations Committee urging the Committee to increase federal law enforcement funding to fight the alarming rise in domestic terror attacks across the country. “We can no longer sleep on…
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Remarks at Funeral of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant and FDNY Firefighter Christopher Slutman

WATCH VIDEO. The funeral for Marine staff sergeant and FDNY firefighter Christopher Slutman at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Midtown Manhattan on Friday, April 26, 2019. Slutman, a 15-year FDNY member, was among three Marines killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan earlier this month. Michael Appleton / Mayoral Photography.…
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The funeral for U.S. Marine staff sergeant and FDNY firefighter Christopher Slutman

The funeral for Marine staff sergeant and FDNY firefighter Christopher Slutman at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Midtown Manhattan on Friday, April 26, 2019. Slutman, a 15-year FDNY member, was among three Marines killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan earlier this month. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray attend the funeral for U.S. Marine staff sergeant and FDNY firefighter Christopher Slutman

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray attend the funeral for Marine staff sergeant and FDNY firefighter Christopher Slutman at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Midtown Manhattan on Friday, April 26, 2019. Slutman, a 15-year FDNY member, was among three Marines killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan…
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Governor Cuomo Announces Release of First Suicide Prevention Task Force Report

Task Force Supports High-Risk Groups Including Veterans, Latinas and the LGBTQ Community Task Force Recommendations Will Help Build Coalitions and Support Efforts of Local Governments and Advocates Albany, NY: Office of the Gov reports - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the release of the first report from the New York State…
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First-in-the-Nation Initiative Has Provided More Than 30,000 Legal Services to Immigrants and Communities Targeted by Devastating Federal Immigration Policies

Expansion Includes New Programs to Provide Services to Immigrant Children and Families and to Provide a Swift Response After Targeted Raids and Arbitrary Arrests by ICE. Albany, NY: Office of the Gov. reports - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced…
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ICE arrests more than 20 released in New York after detainers ignored

NEW YORK — During the month of February 2019, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal’s (ERO) deportation officers assigned to the New York Field Office arrested more than 20 criminal aliens throughout their area of responsibility, after they were released from local law enforcement custody with an active immigration detainer in place.“The…
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Resiliency Plan announced to Protect Lower Manhattan From Climate Change

Comprehensive resiliency plan advances $500 million in capital projects and interim measures that will protect up to 70% of Lower Manhattan; for remaining 30%, recommends extending the shoreline into East River to protect Seaport & FiDi Mayor Bill de Blasio announces $500 million resiliency plan to protect Lower Manhattan from…
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