Skip to comments.NYC First Lady asks citizens to ‘physically intervene’ in violent crime after city defunded police
Posted on 03/08/2021 1:10:11 PM PST by PROCON
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife asked citizens on Saturday to “physically intervene” if they see a violent crime occurring, less than a year after pushing de Blasio to “defund the police,” and remarking that a world without police would be “utopia.”
“As attacks on Asian American communities continue, we’re asking New Yorkers to show up for their neighbors and intervene when witnessing hateful violence or harassment. I know that can be frightening when you aren’t sure what to do or say, but you can learn,” New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray tweeted Saturday.
She continued, “Fear is a normal feeling when stepping into a confrontation, but being prepared can help. I’ll share [Hollaback]’s 5 D’s, which are easy to remember tactics that we can all use to de-escalate a situation. D is for Distract, Delegate, Document, Delay, and Direct.”
McCray expanded on the “5 D’s”, recommending people interrupt a “hate crime or incident” by engaging with the victim using a question like, “What time is it?”
She also suggested responding “directly to the aggressor or physically intervene” after assessing the situation.
“Be confident, assertive, calm. This is risky, but sometimes all we can do is speak up,” she tweeted. “If the harasser responds, try your best to focus on assisting the person targeted.”
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This will work out well.....
A horse of a different color..who’s going to be first?
And be accused of racism? Thanks. No.
Oh, this is gonna be a real clambake.
Disarm citizens, shrink the PD, and then ask folks to physically intervene against armed thugs. What could go wrong?
What could go wrong?
Nothing. It’ll turn domestic disputes into mass shootings requiring a call to clamp down on guns with some common sense reforms....like registration and confiscation. It’s all in the plan.
She tells you to physically get involved because they have refunded the police, but if you do standby to be arrested by the few police that are left. And don’t be armed because that would not be nice.
Must be part of the depopulation of the world plan. Cheeta
I’m not opposed to this policy but it’s a bit ironic after they have tried to strip law abiding citizens of the right to own a gun. They want citizens to fist fight to help out someone?
I say stand down and let it happen.
The dems want to defund the police, open borders, runaway spending, then drop the hammer, and push the country over the cliff and lets see where this goes.
Headline: Marxist Lesbian in New York City Urges Citizens Towards Vigilante Justice When Witnessing Asians Victimized by Blacks in White Supremacist Attacks.
But, of course, citizens have no right to be armed in New York City.
Former NYPD detective Harry Houck called on New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea to resign Monday, hours after Shea announced that he was scrapping the department’s plainclothes anti-crime unit.
“I tell you, the plainclothes officers that are out there, the anti-crime units, are out there in plain clothes trying to watch criminals and catch them in the act,” Houck said on “The Story with Martha MacCallum.”
“Now, you [have] the perpetrators out there in the street saying, ‘Hey, listen, we don’t have to worry about undercover officers any more. We only have to worry about uniforms. So we see no uniforms. There’s no cops around.’ And believe me, they will take advantage of that.”
The New York City Police Department on Monday announced it is disbanding its anti-crime unit and reassigning hundreds of plainclothes officers to other divisions amid widespread criticism over the department’s handling of protesters.
Commissioner Dermot Shea said roughly 600 plainclothes officers from the anti-crime unit will be reassigned to other teams. ...”
Sounds like they are finding they have a shortage of social workers.
Great post. Captures the zeitgeist of NYC.
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It’s a matter of interpretation. ...”
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That would work. Good samaritans are not trained like the police. Th bad guys would have a bigger reason to be afraid. Hell, offer $10k rewards. Heh heh.
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