Mayor Eric Adams said Sunday he is “concerned” about an increase in crime during the hot summer months, as he pledged to soon add more NYPD anti-gun units to patrol the five boroughs.
“The summer months are difficult months, and we are concerned about them, because you want to win January, February, [and] March,” he told the host of PIX 11’s “PIX on Politics.”
The mayor went on to tout the city’s expansion of summer youth jobs to 100,000 employment opportunities, pledged to “empower” the crisis management system, and the rollout of the NYPD’s Neighborhood Safety Teams tasked with making illegal firearm arrests.
Adams’ comments come as serious crime and gun violence has
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