Councilman Jumaane Williams Expresses Support For Injured NYPD Detective

Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams issued a statement expressing his support after a plainclothes detective was injured when a car crashed into him during a routine traffic stop in Flatbush. Councilman Williams has been a prominent critic of the NYPD, but he said this incident reminds New Yorker’s that “officers routinely put themselves in potential harm’s way to ensure the safety and security of our communities.”

“I offer my prayers for a speedy recovery to the detective on his road to recovery, as well as to his family, friends and colleagues who may also dealing with shock over the nature of this incident,” Councilman Williams said. “This is a terrible reminder that the NYPD does important yet dangerous work every single day.” Read More