Eric Adams will lobby the state legislature for tougher bail laws as violent crime has risen nearly 40%.

Eric Adams will lobby the state legislature for tougher bail laws as violent crime has risen nearly 40%.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams traveled to Albany on Monday to try to crack down on the state’s bail reform laws as the shocking murder of a young Asian woman at the hands of a bail serial offender sent shock waves through his city.

Adams met with Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins ​​and Assembly Speaker Carl Histie on Monday morning to discuss the abolition of the bail system as part of the fight against crime as he pushed for lawmakers to let judges consider the defendants’ “danger” before decide on their release.

This comes after the Sunday murder of Christina Yuna Lee, 25, an advertising creative, who was followed to her apartment building by a killer cop named Assamad Nash, 35, who is said to have stabbed her to death in her bathroom.

Nash was released on bail following the September 2020 Grand Central Station attack thanks to state bail laws aimed at reducing the prison population. Serious crime in New York is up 40 percent this year.

Taking a page from a book by President Joe Biden, whom Adams, 61, met earlier this month, the mayor took an Amtrak train to the state capital yesterday, tweeting: “On my way to Albany to #GetStuffDone for New York !’

New York Mayor Eric Adams traveled to Albany on Monday to discuss bail reforms with state lawmakers as crime soared 40 percent this year and a murdered advertising executive was the latest victim.

New York Mayor Eric Adams traveled to Albany on Monday to discuss bail reforms with state lawmakers as crime soared 40 percent this year and a murdered advertising executive was the latest victim.

Mayor Adams (left) with New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Cousins ​​(center) and New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Histie (right).

Mayor Adams (left) with New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Cousins ​​(center) and New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Histie (right).

Adams wants to see changes to bail reform laws and other criminal justice measures, saying they will lower the city’s crime rate and reduce gun violence.

Changes to such criminal justice laws are the ones that Albany Democrats fought for years before they managed to successfully change them.

On his first visit to Albany since he became mayor, Adams said we know what needs to be done.

“We left saying that we are not going to fall into the trap, saying that we cannot have justice and security. We can get the justice we need and the security we deserve. I’ve said it over and over.

“We are in a unique position as black and brown leaders because we understand what the system has done to us and we understand what these weapons are doing to us.

The mayor took a train from Pennsylvania Station to Albany, the capital of New York State.

The mayor took a train from Pennsylvania Station to Albany, the capital of New York State.

“I have spent a lot of time in this building, working side by side with leaders to address the challenges facing New Yorkers in every corner of the state.  Thank you @NYSA_Majority for making me feel at home.  #GetStuffDone,

“I have spent a lot of time in this building, working side by side with leaders to address the challenges facing New Yorkers in every corner of the state. Thank you @NYSA_Majority for making me feel at home. #GetStuffDone,” Mayor Adams tweeted Monday night.

Last week, Adams outlined his plans to amend bail laws that would allow suspects to frequently roam the street for hours after an arrest.

“Let’s get rid of the bail system because you can’t get out of jail just because you can bail. Let’s take this away. The judges should review the case in front of them and say, “This man has two arrests with a firearm, and he keeps telling the townspeople that I don’t care about your safety.” This judge should have the discretion to detain this person.”

Many of the most violent crimes in New York were committed by repeat offenders, and after 48-year-old Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg downgraded many of the crimes to misdemeanors.

In January, crime in the city rose by 38.5%, and in February it jumped to 41.65%.

All categories of crimes, except for murders, also increased. Felony assaults rose by 13 percent, shooting victims by almost 30, and rape and robbery by about 35 percent.

Assamad Nash, 25, has been arrested seven times since 2017 and currently has three open cases in Manhattan Criminal Court.

Assamad Nash, 25, has been arrested seven times since 2017 and currently has three open cases in Manhattan Criminal Court.

Assamad Nash, 25, is charged with the murder of Christina Yuna Lee, who was stabbed to death in her 5th floor apartment.

Assamad Nash, 25, is charged with the murder of Christina Yuna Lee, who was stabbed to death in her 5th floor apartment.

Christina Yuna Lee, 35, was stabbed to death in her New York City apartment by a

Christina Yuna Lee, 35, was stabbed to death in her New York City apartment by a “homeless serial criminal”.

The Albany mayor’s visit came after Christina Yuna Lee, 35, was stabbed to death in her apartment by homeless career criminal Assamad Nash, 25, who followed her upstairs.

She was found dead in a blood-soaked tub in Chinatown.

The mayor himself attended many vigils and funerals for dead New Yorkers, including two NYPD officers Jason Rivera, 22, and his partner Wilbert More, 27, who were both gunned down in Central Harlem.

He also attended a vigil for Yao Pan Ma, 61, who fell into a coma after an attack on a can picker in East Harlem, and Michelle Alyssa Guo, 40, who was pushed onto the rails at the Times Square subway station.

Adams also called for an end to cash bail earlier this month and said judges should consider “danger” instead.

On Monday, Adams was scheduled to address the Assembly Democratic Conference and the Senate Democratic Conference this afternoon.

The plan comes when crime of almost all types is on the rise in New York City.

The plan comes when crime of almost all types is on the rise in New York City.

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