Molina departs as NYC correction boss, becomes assistant deputy mayor for public safety

Louis Molina is shifting jobs at the Adams administration, as the Correction Department commissioner is moving on to become the city’s assistant deputy mayor for public safety. 

Mayor Eric Adams announced the shift Tuesday afternoon, noting that Molina will be responsible, in a newly-created administrative role, for assisting Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Philip Banks in “coordinating with all city agencies on public safety matters to ensure they align with [the mayor’s] vision to keep every New Yorker safe.