On Tuesday evening, recently appointed NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell hosted a meeting of Jewish community leaders at Police Headquarters, in order to shed light on the recent increase in antisemitic events across the Big Apple.
At the beginning of the meet, Inspector Richie Taylor introduced everyone to the Police Commissioner, who warmly greeted each participant. Other Department officers included First Deputy Commissioner Edward Caban and Chief of Department Kenneth Corey.
Delving into the concerning topic, Inspector Taylor spoke about community partnership and the recent hate crimes which occurred on Friday evening and acknowledged Bob Moskowitz, leader of the Flatbush Shomrim for their swift work on the case and thanked the Hate Crimes Task Force for making a timely arrest.
After this, Police Commissioner Sewell pledged to continue the close working relationship between the NYPD and community organizations like the Shomrim safety patrols. First Deputy Commissioner Caban and Chief of Department Kenneth Corey also spoke of their close relations with the Jewish community and pledged to keep them safe with the assistance of police services at the highest level.