Statement from Senior Deputy Majority Leader Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. Regarding the Uptick in Crime in Providence:

Oct 12, 2020 | 0 comments

We faced yet another violent weekend in our City, and it’s time for my City Council colleagues and I, along with Mayor Elorza, to provide the support that our police department needs to serve and protect.

More importantly, we need a mayor and a commissioner that is going to support the enforcement of laws and start making our City safe again. I have stated several times that we need to remove the handcuffs from our police and let them do their job.

Residents and city taxpayers should feel safe where they live and deserve to have a police force that serves and upholds our community’s quality of life.

Our City went from a having a low-crime status just months ago, to now having a crime rate that appears to be spiraling out of control. There have been shootings, kidnapping, and other serious crimes just in the past two weeks.

We need to ensure that our hardworking residents and taxpayers live in a safe community. They deserve nothing less.

Nicholas J. Narducci Jr., Senior Deputy Majority Leader
Providence City Council
Councilman – Ward 4

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