Eric Adams

Eric Adams appears in the following:

Three Years After Eric Garner's Death, Legal Issues Unresolved

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Justice Department's investigation is ongoing, and the officer who put Garner in the choke hold is still employed by the NYPD.

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New Yorkers Weigh in on New NYPD Commissioner

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Chief James O'Neill is coming in at a time when tensions between police and communities of color are still high.

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NYPD Arrest a U.S. Postal Worker on Camera

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

U.S. mail carrier Glen Grays was handcuffed by police, mid-route, in another case where a videotaped encounter between police and an African American man raise questions.

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Brooklyn Borough President (And Gun Owner) Wants to Change the Narrative

Friday, January 08, 2016

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, who attended President Obama's town hall on guns, pushes back on the false narrative that his proposals will prevent people from keeping guns.

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Three Borough Presidents

Monday, March 23, 2015

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and the Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. talk about the issues facing residents of their boroughs.

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Brooklyn Borough President Applauds Officer Liang Indictment

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Eric Adams, a former police officer, says unlike the Garner case on Staten Island, the Brooklyn grand jury did what it was supposed to do.


Brooklyn BP Eric Adams On The Bed-Stuy Shootings

Monday, December 22, 2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams discusses the "revenge" killings of two NYPD officers on Saturday night.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Last week's fatal shooting of Akai Gurley by a police officer has put an extra spotlight on whether or not NYPD training needs to be changed.

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White Flags, No Surrender

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President, is offering a $5,000 reward for information about who hung white flags in place of the usual U.S. flags over the Brooklyn Bridge. He's called the placement of the flags a "terrorist act."

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Meet the Borough Presidents

Friday, February 07, 2014

In the first of a series of roundtables with the borough presidents, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., new Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and new Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams discuss life and politics in New York City and compare notes about our diverse neighborhoods.


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30 Issues: Policing at the Community Level

Monday, September 30, 2013

It’s Public Safety Week on the Brian Lehrer Show’s election series “30 issues in 30 Days.” See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

Bill de Blasio says he will "end the 'Stop and Frisk' era," while Joe Lhota vows to continue many of the policing tactics developed under Bloomberg and Ray Kelly. Eric Adams, NY State Senator, former NYPD captain and candidate for Brooklyn Borough President, and Pastor Gilford Monrose of Mt. Zion Church of God (7th Day), discuss the challenges of community policing, and what the next mayor can do to curb gun violence while also improving relations with the NYPD.

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Sen. Eric Adams on Stop-and-Frisk

Friday, August 16, 2013

State Senator Eric Adams talks about the ruling in the federal stop-and-frisk lawsuit. A former NYPD captain, he testified during the trial about disputed statements by Police Commissioner Kelly and is now running unopposed for Brooklyn Borough President.

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Crown Heights: Guns and Crime

Thursday, September 08, 2011

NY State Senator Eric Adams (D 20th) talks about the outbreak of gun violence over the weekend and why many are calling for fewer stop-and-frisks.

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New Gun Control Proposal

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Eric AdamsNY State Senator (20th district) and former NYPD captain, talks about legislation he's proposing to prevent those with mental illness from owning guns.

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Stop & Frisk Database

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Martin Golden, New York State Senator, R-22, Brooklyn, argues that Governor Paterson should veto legislation prohibiting keeping the names of the innocent who are stopped and frisked by the police. Eric Adams, New York State Senator, D-20, Brooklyn, and former head of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, defends the bill he sponsored in the Senate prohibiting the NYPD from adding information on innocent individuals who are stopped and frisked.

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Under Arrest: Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Eric Adams, NY State Senator (20th district) and former head of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, joins us for a discussion about the arrest of renowned Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. When asked about the incident during Wednesday's press conference, President Obama responded, "It's ...

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Save Our Kids

Friday, May 30, 2008

The six teenagers that were shot in Marcus Garvey Park over the weekend were only the latest victims of an uptick in violent crime that has arrived with the warmer weather. We discuss the situation with Eric Adams, NY State Senator (20th district), and Jackie Rowe Adams, co-founder of Harlem ...

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Update: Sean Bell Ruling

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Today, organized "pray-ins" are scheduled for six locations around New York City. Coordinated by Reverend Al Sharpton, these demonstrations aim to draw attention to last weeks ruling involving the death of Sean Bell. New York State Senator Eric Adams and President of the Citizen's Crime Commission ...

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Determining 9/11's Victims

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Bev Weintraub, New York Daily News editorial writer, discusses the issues behind determining who is classified a 9/11 murder victim. Then Eric Adams, NY State Senator (20th district) and former head of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, talks about his proposed legislation ...

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New York Undercover

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Eric Adams, NY State Senator (D-20, Brooklyn), and the former head of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, and Peter Vallone, Jr., New York City Council Member (D-Queens), chair of the Public Safety Committee, weigh in on proposed police procedures for undercover officers, which include ...

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