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To: Bill DiBlasio, Mayor

NYC Taxi & Limousine Officers need to be armed

Car stops are now the leading cause of death and serious injuries to law enforcement across the country. TLC Officers NEED to be armed, to ensure they return home safely to their families.

Why is this important?

The NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission Officers perform all the Police duties that all other Police departments perform. From car stops, to vehicle seizures to arrest on dangerous and violent offenders. They are the only POLICING department in NYC that perform their duties, UNARMED

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Reasons for signing

  • I signed because it’s a very tough time for officers of any kind. Especially that my brother works for TLC, it’s important that they have some type of weapon
  • This is something we need, car stops is the most dangerous thing to do as a law enforcement officer. This is our job description
  • To ensure safety of ourselves as peace officer while performing are Civil service duties to the riding Public