The City Council held a heated hearing Thursday over the future of school safety agents — with one councilman calling the proposed removal of NYPD safety agents “absurd.”
Council member Daneek Miller — a father of five city public school graduates who represents southeast Queens — defended their role Thursday.
“To think that we’re going to remove these folks from the building is just absurd,” he said. “Whatever sense of safety and security these young folks have often comes by virtue of these women from their community.”
The unarmed agents are 90 percent black and Hispanic, 70 percent female and mostly native New Yorkers.
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