Over the last year, we have seen the cities and towns across New York that chose to “defund the police” experience more crime, not less.

New Yorkers cannot allow aggressive mob rule to dictate public policy anymore! The political mantras of these radical defund the police activists sound good for reaction culture on social media but on the streets, such policies are dangerous and have already proven fatal to thousands of New Yorkers.

So instead of removing law enforcement from neighborhoods that need it most, Andrew supports increased training and education that will improve the skills and critical relationship police officers have with the communities they serve. As governor, he will strategize with police unions on effective ways to build and maintain that relationship. That begins with fully funding the police and the proven tactic of creating social interaction between police and their communities.

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