East Farmingdale, NY- New York State is increasing police patrols at “synagogues, schools and other Jewish community facilities following a number of recent anti-Semitic attacks in New York and around the country”. The increased patrols are planned for New York City, Long Island and areas in the Hudson Valley. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement about the increased police presence on Monday adding that, “Anti-Semitic violence and intimidation is antithetical to the promise and purpose of New York State, and we will not tolerate it in any form,”.
To report a bias or discrimination, call the state’s toll free hotline at 1-888-392-3644, or text “HATE” to 81336 or call 911.
Photo: New Troopers swear a oath of office during New York State Police graduation ceremony at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)