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De Blasio to Shift NYPD Funding to Local Youth Groups

New York Post

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that he will be taking funding from the NYPD to instead support local youth groups.

“We will be moving funding from the NYPD to youth initiatives and social services,” Hizzoner vowed, calling it part of “deeper reforms” to tackle the “profound disparities” in the city.

It was not clear how much funding was being switched or which groups would receive the extra help. Hizzoner said the “details will be worked out in the budget process in the weeks ahead.”

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