De Blasio Bows to Council Pressure by Adding 1,300 More Police

A police car is parked at a crime scene where three people were shot on June 10, 2015 in the Gowanus area of the Brooklyn Borough of New York City.

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio next week will mark the end of his first full fiscal year running the biggest U.S. city, putting his stamp on a $78.5 billion budget that spends more on police, libraries and the poor.

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