‘The money is there’: Manhattan borough president shares plan to tackle crime, homelessness on PIX11:
She said she has requested some money from the $150 million settlement Attorney General Letitia James received from an opioid settlement.
She also said she wants to make sure there are well-trained police at the precincts and officers who go out should go with mental health counselors.
“The resources are there, but they have to get the kind of inter-agency coordination,” Brewer said, “and they need the funding.”
“We don’t want any more methadone centers [in Harlem and East Harlem]”