Posted by Eric Adams on Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AND CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY NORMAN SIEGEL CONVENED A PRESS CONFERENCE TO CALL ON THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS TO CONDUCT ITS OWN CONCRETE TESTING IN THE WAKE OF ALLEGATIONS AGAINST AND INDICTMENTS OF PRIVATE TESTERS
Posted by Eric Adams on Saturday, August 1st, 2009
NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS CALLS ON THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS TO CONDUCT ITS OWN CONCRETE TESTING IN THE WAKE OF ALLEGATIONS AGAINST AND INDICTMENTS OF PRIVATE TESTERS. THE INTEGRITY OF NEW YORK CITY STRUCTURES MUST BE ASSURED AND THE SAFETY OF MILLIONS OF NEW YORKERS MUST BE GUARANTEED.
Posted by Eric Adams on Saturday, March 13th, 2010
Senator Eric Adams, Chair Of The NYS Senate Homeland Security Committee, and TWU President John Samuelsen Cite this Year’s Al Qaeda Plot To Detonate a Bomb In The NYC Subway and Urge The MTA to Rescind Cuts that Will Reduce Passenger Safety and Decrease Security Against Terrorism
NYS Senator Eric Adams today attended the signing into law of his legislation terminating the “Stop, Question, Frisk” Database of the INNOCENT.
Senator Adams states: “Governor Paterson today signed into law my bill S.7945A, legislation prohibiting an electronic database that retains the personal information of individuals who are stopped and questioned (and perhaps frisked) by police but released immediately without being charged with a crime or a violation.
“My legislation does not prohibit the use of “stop, question, frisk,” but it does end the practice in which the NYPD stores in a computer database the personal information of the INNOCENT.
On Friday, April 8, 2011, NYS Senator Eric Adams joined the parents of slain NYPD Detective Russel Timoshenko to announce the second annual Bridging the Gap Basketball Scholarship Tournament in memory of slain NYPD Detective Russel Timoshenko. The tournament, was hosted by the Student Government Association in collaboration with the 71st Precinct Detectives Unit. The money raised will benefit the Detective Russel Timoshenko Scholarship Fund for tuition assistance to Medgar Evers College students.
Posted by Eric Adams on Monday, September 26th, 2011
" NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's plan to modify NYC's current marijuana arrest policy is definitely a step in the right direction. A way to strengthen the new policy would be to seal the records of young people who were arrested under the former policy. "
Posted by Eric Adams on Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
On Monday, October 3, 2011, elected officials, officers from the 67th police precinct, clergy, community residents and neighboring safety patrol groups joined Community Board 17 at their headquarters to announce the launching of their Civilian Observation Patrol program. Dedicated residents will be enlisted to observe their neighborhoods and report incidents that require police attention. Deputy Chief of Staff Sheila Wimberly attended on behalf of Senator Adams.