In our first episode, we take a look at John Quaglione’s proposed “Eyes on the Streets” program. It involves setting up an incident-based NYPD webcam database. Dan and Rachel dig into whether it’s a good idea and look into the possible pitfalls. Is quality of life on a downturn, and is this the right solution if it is?

News & Updates

Life comes at you fast. Here are some post-recording developments and additional news tidbits.

National Headlines of Interest

  • Congressman Dan Donovan Announces Series of “Coffee With Your Congressman” meetings. RSVPs are encouraged but not required. | RSVP via his Congressional Website  [Ed. Note: Dan appears to be making some hard right turns to recapture the right by proving he “has the President’s back,” while simultaneously  offering coffee sessions with his more moderate constituents.]
  • In other Donovan news, he voted Yea on HR 36, which bans all abortions after 20 weeks. He previously voted for the same act, after saying in his original campaign to replace Michael Grimm, that he would not place federal legislation between women and their right to choose.
  • Speaking of Grimm, the ex-Congressman has announced his candidacy for the GOP Congressional primary in NY CD-11. Grimm is a former felon who threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony. He’s also now being championed by an ousted Bannon.

Game on! #MAGA

Michael Grimm (@RealMGrimm) October 4, 2017

Show Notes

The News Rundown

Quaglione’s ‘Eyes on the Street’ Proposal

  • Quaglione’s ‘Eyes on the Street’ Announcement:

This morning, I held a press conference with local residents to propose the creation of a city-wide photo and video database base overseen by the NYPD with data provided by civilians that could help police stop crime, prevent crime, and arrest those responsible for crime. 

Posted by John Quaglione for City Council 2017 on Friday, April 28, 2017
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