Subway police surge: ‘Omnipresence’ of cops needed to boost sense of safety in system, Hochul and Adams explain

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Governor Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams on Saturday announced a new surge of police presence in the subway system, aiming to allay rider concerns about safety amid a series of high-profile incidents on trains and platforms.

Hochul made the announcement on Saturday, just weeks before the Democratic incumbent is set to face Republican challenger Lee Zeldin, in a tightening race where crime has arguably become the defining issue.

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