New York City Increases Police Presence in Jewish Neighborhoods After Possible Anti-Semitic Attacks. Here's What To Know
Some Jewish neighborhoods of New York City will see an increase in police presence in response to a string of recent attacks, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.
Police will be deployed to the Boro Park, Crown Heights and Williamsburg neighborhoods of Brooklyn and there will be an increase in police visits to houses of worship and “other critical areas in the community,” de Blasio said in a Friday tweet. Police did not immediately say how many officers would be deployed to the neighborhoods.
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