Majority of New Yorkers disapprove of Adams on crime

A majority of New Yorkers say they disapprove of Mayor Eric Adams’s handling of crime in the five boroughs, a reversal from three months ago, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll.

The poll released Wednesday found 37% approve of Adams’s handling of crime, while 54% disapprove. In February, 49% approved of Adams’s performance on crime and 35% disapproved.

Adams, 61, campaigned for mayor on his record as a former police officer, promising to bring his personal experience to bear to help tamp down rising numbers of shootings and other crimes.

Crime was named as the most urgent issue facing New York City by 49% of voters polled.

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