Schumer, Queens pols rally for a safer summer amid rising crime

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Federal and city politicians rallied Sunday in Queens for a safe summer in the city as serious crimes remain on the rise in New York City.

“As New York continues to open we have to make sure our city is safe for all,” said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a press conference in South Jamaica on June 20. “There have been deeply concerning increases in crime, starting in 2020.”

Schumer joined Queens Councilmember Adrienne Adams and Congressman Gregory Meeks on the corner of Guy R. Brewer and Baisley Boulevards to warn of further increases in serious crimes as the weather heats up and COVID-19 limits have largely been lifted. 

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