New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio released his preliminary budget for fiscal-year 2018, which included adding bulletproof windows to all patrol cars. The budget, released Jan. 24 and totaling $84.7 billion, provides $5.2 million in FY-17 and $5.2 million in FY-18 to install bulletproof window inserts in every New York Police Department patrol car to keep officers safe.
The proposal states that all inserts would be installed within a year.
New York City’s fiscal year begins July 1. The proposal must be approved by City Council.
A PDF of the budget summary can be found here.
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