Mayor announces Central Brooklyn Violence Prevention amid several violent incidents

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a Central Brooklyn Violence Prevention plan in the wake of several violent incidents in the borough.

News 12 Staff

Jul 15, 2020, 1:48 PM

Updated 1,413 days ago

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Mayor announces Central Brooklyn Violence Prevention amid several violent incidents
Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a Central Brooklyn Violence Prevention plan in the wake of several violent incidents in the borough.
The mayor says there will be an increased police presence in the 77th and 79th precincts in Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy.
He says peace marches will be led by community members and clergy, as well as using Open Streets resource fairs to give info on housing, jobs and youth services.
Mobile Trauma Units will also be on hand for critical mental health and support services.
The mayor says the Bed-Stuy Anti-Gun Violence Taskforce will have its first meeting next week.
The mayor also says the city will begin restarting the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP).
The City Planning Commission will start meetings in August and all meetings will be open to the public and held remotely.
 


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