Mayor Adams Appoints Gun Violence Prevention Czar

Mayor Adams has announced Andre Mitchell will be New York City’s first Gun Violence Prevention Czar.

“Gun violence is a struggle that has encompassed every part of our society, so we must do all we can to keep guns off our streets,” Mayor Adams said in a statement.

Mitchell is the founder of a gun violence intervention group. He will co-chair a task force that will work with communities to prevent shootings before they happen.

“I am honored to co-chair this new task force to zero in on the root causes of gun violence and put forward meaningful solutions,” Mitchell said.

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