NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley calls to defund police while employing private security

Wiley’s partner Harlan Mandel paid the Prospect Park South Charitable Trust to patrol the surrounding area outside of their home without her knowledge, 보고서에 따르면. The couple lives in a historic home estimated to be worth about $ 2.7 million in an area of Brooklyn where most major crime rates have decreased in the past year, even as violent crime has spiked in other parts of the city.

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Here they are wanting to defund the police — but to keep my family safe, we hire private security, which is probably staffed by retired cops or military,” one NYPD source told the 뉴욕 포스트.

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The private security is reportedly funded by about half of the 200 households in Wiley’s neighborhood. One neighbor, David Langdon, told the Post that the added security gives residents, particularly elderly residents, peace of mind.

He told the newspaper that amid the spike in violence in the summer of 2020, even those who were not contributing to the private security were convinced.

In the height of the Black Lives Matter thing in the summer, there was a whole movement afoot to try and defund, that people who weren’t even contributing were saying that, ‘We don’t do this,’ Langdon told the publication.

Wiley is running against opponent Eric Adams, also a Democrat. 아담스, 하나, supports a police reform agenda rather than calls to defund.

Neither Adams nor Wiley’s campaigns responded to Fox News’ 의견 요청.

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