NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is eliminating a team dedicated to assisting the homeless.
At midnight, the Homeless Outreach and Shelter Security Unit will no longer exist.READ MORE: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
Ninety-two police officers, three detectives and 25 sergeant supervisors will now be assigned new roles.READ MORE: Many New Yorkers Canceling, Scaling Back Halloween Festivities Due To COVID Concerns
Several medical nurses were also part of the unit.MORE NEWS: Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun Was 'Cold' Before Fatal Movie Set Shooting, Court Records Show
They have been offered positions with the city Department of Health.