As we told you recently, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently had an idea that the City Council soon followed through with, and that was to cut $1 billion from the NYPD budget:
Defund the police? Mayor Bill de Blasio to cut $1 billion from NYPD’s budget, divert money to young people https://t.co/JWfEYlgE5l
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 29, 2020
And with that in mind, the NYPD released the stats from June, and it’s not good:
#NEW NYC releases crime stats June 2020: # of people “victimized by gun violence + murder in NYC spiked significantly, when compared to the same period in June 2019…there was a 130% increase in the number of shooting incidents across the city” @CBSNews https://t.co/d46ImNxpEQ
— Catherine Herridge (@CBS_Herridge) July 6, 2020
NYC crime stats for June 2020 compared to June 2019 per @NYPDnews
–130% increase in shooting incidents (205⬅️89)
–30% increase in murders (39⬅️30)
–118% increase in burglaries (1,783⬅️817)
–51% increase in auto thefts (696⬅️462)https://t.co/6kFteynawM
— Travis Fedschun (@travfed) July 6, 2020
Sounds like a great time to “defund the police”! *Eye roll*
And the Mayor blames the rising crime on…. wait for it…. COVID! Laughable!
— Molly Jayne (@MollyJa21421157) July 6, 2020
Chicago’s mayor has done the same.
Way to go, DeBlasio. 😒 https://t.co/14P8A9o0WO
— Angela.Kay (@DeepSouthProud) July 6, 2020
Luckily, removing police should reverse that uptick very soon.
— Tony Bruno (@TonyBrunoShow) July 6, 2020
Sure, let’s defund the Police Dept. #BackTheBlue
— Wake Up America (@WakeUpA86211744) July 6, 2020
Great time to #DefundThePolice
— Mrs. Rutter ™ (@lindarutter) July 6, 2020
It’s clear NYC’s political leadership is destroying their own city.