De Blasio against proposal for $1 billion in NYPD cuts

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/14/2020, 7:52 a.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is against a proposal to cut the NYPD's budget by $1 billion.
Mayor Bill de Blasio NYC Mayor's Office/YouTube

Mayor Bill de Blasio is against a proposal to cut the NYPD's budget by $1 billion.

The mayor's spokesperson said that while he is in favor of cutting the police budget, the proposal put forth by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and several other members of the council is too much.

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