Thousands Of Officers In NYC Area To Get Bulletproof Vests, Officers In NJ To Get Settlement From Defective Vests
It’s a big day for law enforcement agencies in New York and New Jersey when it comes to bulletproof vests.
New York’s attorney general on Monday pledged $3.5 million from criminal and civil forfeitures to help outfit police statewide with thousands of bulletproof vests.
Schumer told reporters on Wednesday that he’s in support of a bill that would increase funding for a federal grant program that reimburses local departments for the cost of the vests.
New York State Sen. Eric Adams, of Brooklyn, is taking steps to ensure a community watch group in Boro Park can safely conduct patrols.