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Speaker of the City Council

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Member of budget negotiating team

Positions

Supports cutting the NYPD budget
Opposes cutting the NYPD budget
Has not committed to cutting the NYPD budget
Will vote against a status-quo NYPD budget
Will not vote against a status-quo NYPD budget
Has not committed to voting against a status-quo NYPD budget
Has not committed to voting against a status-quo NYPD budget
Is seeking {{member.positions.nypd_cut_amount}} in cuts to the NYPD budget
Has not specified a desired NYPD budget cut amount

Public Statements

Political Ambitions

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Police Contributions

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Defund the NYPD

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To see your city council member’s position on defunding the NYPD, enter your address or select your district above.

The council seat in district 37 is currently vacant.

Resources

Though the idea of defunding police has recently gained unprecedented prominence in American political discourse, it is far from a new or understudied concept. The following resources provide an introduction to abolitionist thinking and alternatives to the status quo.