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NY1 Report: Mayor, Council Nearing Deal to Expand NYPD

nypdrA source tells NY1 the City Council and the de Blasio administration are nearing a deal to expand the police force as part of the next city budget.

The addition of more officers has been the most contentious budget issue of the year.

The mayor has repeatedly opposed expanding the NYPD, despite calls from Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and some City Council members for more cops.

The budget is due by the end of the month, but a deal could be announced as early as today.

(Source: NY1)

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