State Senator Kevin Parker Interviews Senator Eric Adams (D-20)

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews New York State Senator Eric Adams (D-20)

May 8, 2012

Discussion Topics:

Community Involvement in Public Safety, Stop and Frisk, Taser Legislation, NYPD Inspector General Legislation, & Muslim Surveillance


About Senator Eric Adams

On November 7, 2006, following a distinguished 22-year career in the New York City Police Department, Eric L. Adams traded his blue uniform for a blue suit when the residents of the 20th Senatorial District elected him to the New York State Senate. He was re-elected in 2008, receiving votes as a Democrat and as a member of the Working Families Party. Senator Adams represents one of the most vibrant and wonderfully diverse districts in all of New York, covering sections of the neighborhoods of Boro Park, Crown Heights, Flatbush, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Sunset Park, and Windsor Terrace.

About Senator Kevin Parker:

Senator Kevin S. Parker is a member of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus.  He is intimately familiar with the needs of his ethnically diverse community that consists of 311,000 constituents in Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Ditmas Park, Kensington and Borough Park. He is the Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, former Majority Whip and Chair of the Democratic Task Force on New Americans.