Former NYPD Top Cop Kelly on NYC: No One in Charge

Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, during a Friday interview on the “Cats Roundtable” on WABC 770 AM radio, voiced his concerns over the declining quality of life in New York City, attributing it to various factors such as subway crime, a shortage of police officers, and the city’s handling of the migrant crisis.

Kelly, who has served as police commissioner under two different mayoral administrations, shared insights from a conversation with a visitor from London. “I met a man from London a couple of weeks ago. I asked him what he thought about New York. … He said, ‘It looks like there’s nobody in charge.’ That’s exactly my feeling.”

From migrants milling around outside the Roosevelt Hotel — or, as it has been dubbed, the migrant intake center — or the “mentally deranged” homeless people on the street, or the rampant crime, the quality of life in New York City has “really deteriorated,” the Big Apple’s former top cop added.

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