In a recent press conference, Mayor Eric Adams shared that the city of New York is set to cut the budget for police, schools and the sanitation department as the illegal immigration crisis continues to cost the city billions.
“For months you’ve heard me talk about the fiscal challenges our city is facing as the costs of the asylum seeker humanitarian crisis have skyrocketed,” he shared in a message to New Yorkers. He shares that illegal immigration has placed great strain on the city’s budget sharing that budget cuts would be necessary to keep up with the thousands of illegal immigrants who continue to make their way to New York.
According to the New York Post, “The NYPD’s budget of $5.6 billion will be cut by $132 million next fiscal year,”. With this budget cut comes the axing of five police academy classes with local reports also stating, “roughly 4,500 officers are expected to leave their ranks within the next 18 months.”
The force is expected to be reduced to just 29,000 police officers by the end of 2025, the lowest levels since the crime…
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