Mayor Eric Adams met with embattled Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and the city’s four other DAs Monday amid outrage over the deadly ambush of two NYPD cops — and concerns that lenient prosecution policies are fueling gun violence.
In a joint statement released after the sit-down, the officials were vague on details but said their conversation “was wide-ranging, candid, and productive.”
“The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the mutually shared goals of keeping New Yorkers safe, particularly from the rising toll of gun crimes,” the statement said.
“The mayor and district attorneys agreed that, among other things, safety and justice are not mutually exclusive,
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