Tag: Public Safety

Biden honors 9 with Medal of Valor

Biden honors 9 with Medal of Valor

President Biden honored nine public safety officers with the Medal Of Valor for acts of heroism and bravery, including officers who died in the line of duty. Recipients include five police officers, one sheriff’s deputy and three firefighters. These esteemed officers “represent the best of who we are as Americans.”

Lifeguard Shortage Causing Pool and Beach Closures

Lifeguard Shortage Causing Pool and Beach Closures

As summer has nearly arrived, many Americans’ plans to visit the beach or a community pool may be disrupted due to a nationwide lifeguard shortage. Out of over 300,000 pools throughout the country, between one third and one half of them will be affected by this absence of personnel. Disinterest in lifeguarding has been increasing, however Covid and higher pay offered by restaurants and retail is forcing more people to pass on lifeguarding positions.

At Least 13 Hurt in Brooklyn Subway Shooting

At Least 13 Hurt in Brooklyn Subway Shooting

For several weeks, Mayor Eric Adams had cleared the streets of New York to protect the safety of New Yorkers in public transportation and living. In one eventful Tuesday morning rush, the shooting came to question New Yorkers about their public safety. 13 people were injured from the gunfire. How many more lives will it take to address these public health issues?

New Yorkers are Thinking of Leaving NYC

New Yorkers are Thinking of Leaving NYC

Crime in New York City has increased by 60 percent in comparison to the crime rates in March 2021. From break-ins to subway pushes, New Yorkers find it impossible to find peace in their city without worrying every single step they take to work and home. A subway rider said, “I don’t feel safe anymore. I really don’t feel safe. I would rather take the bus for two hours, versus taking the train for 45 minutes.”

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