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CCC President Aborn on New Gun Laws for New York on Bob Herbert's Op-Ed TV on CUNY TV (September 13, 2022)
CUNY TV's Bob Herbert talks to CCC President Richard Aborn on the recent Supreme Court ruling, which struck down part of the New York's 109-year-old concealed carry law, is forcing some big changes in NYC, and what that will mean for safety in NYC, and what that will mean for the safety of the everyday New Yorker.
Interest in Owning Guns Soars in New York Following the Supreme Court Decision on Concealed Weapons (June 27, 2022)
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses New Yorkers conceal carry taking effect.
"Reprehensible": New Yorkers React to Supreme Court Ruling on State's Concealed Carry Laws (June 23, 2022)
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses what new ruling means for New York.
CCC President discusses pending Supreme Court Case (June 14, 2022)
Exclusive: Sources say if Supreme Court overturns New York gun carry law, new rules could take years to implement.
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses the consequence of gun violence should law be overturned (June 6, 2022)
New York Officials Fear Supreme Court Ruling Will Mean More Gun Crime.
CCC President Richard Aborn Discusses Critical Need for a Common Set of Facts in Bail Reform Debate (March 31, 2022)
NY lawmakers failed to get baseline data to analyze bail reform impacts.
CCC President Richard Aborn Discussing How This 'Progressive Prosecutor' Balances Politics and Public Safety (February 26, 2022)
How This 'Progressive Prosecutor' Balances Politics and Public Safety.
CCC President Richard Aborn Discusses the Critical Role of Gun Owners in the Gun Control Debate (February 9, 2022)
The gun reform debate is not impenetrable - just ask gun owners.
Adams Administration Releases Open Letter Showing Broad Support for Mayor Adams' Efforts to Make New.
Mayor Adams, Releases Open Letter Showing Broad Support For His Efforts To Make NY Safer And A More Just City.
CCC of New York City Virtual Forum featuring Alvin Bragg, District Attorney - New York County (January 24, 2022)
A discussion with District Attorney Alvin Bragg about the slate of reforms his office is utilizing. Guests had the opportunity to present a question to the District Attorney. Moderated by Richard Aborn.
NYC gun violence, cops' sagging morale, frayed community relations - NYPD's next commissioner will have her hands full (September 19, 2021)
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses challenges the new police commissioner will face
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses what the drop in shootings really means for the city.
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses national surge in violence impacting debate on reform.
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses how crime is shaping mayoral campaign.
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses how rise in shootings and murder are shaping NYC mayoral race.
In depth interview with CCC President Richard Aborn on crime, criminal justice reform, and crime reduction. Getting the balance right
NYC Mayor de Blasio's office says he is having 'too much fun,' amid crime, homelessness and business closures. (April 9, 2021)
CCC President Richard Aborn discussing Mayor's response during crime surge.
Shootings up 77 percent and a third of small businesses closed in NYC - but who cares? (April 9, 2021)
CCC President Richard Aborn discussing the 77% rise in crime in the city.
'We have to break the cycle': Violence across city, sparked by gang retribution, continues to rise (March 27, 2021)
CCC President Richard Aborn discussing 'Breaking the Cycle of Violence' in NYC
CCC President Richard Aborn discussing the need for action against use of force officers.
CCC President Richard Aborn discussing the rise in crime trends starting in 2019.
Increasing Shooting Violence Correlates to Quality-of-Life Calls, NYPD Data Shows (January 29, 2021)
CCC President Richard Aborn discussing the increase of shooting violence in NYC.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Says Police Make Progress Stemming Shooting Violence (August 10, 2020)
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses the NYPD's response to the growth of violent crime.
CCC President Richard Aborn talks about the importance of swiftly getting illegal guns off the streets.
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses significant changes that should be made for police oversight.
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses Mayor De Blasio getting outside consultant to look at policies.
CCC President Richard Aborn discusses the need for leadership and not finger pointing during the current rise in crime.
Crime is Surging in US Cities. Some Say Defunding the Police Will Actually Make it Fall. (July 14, 2020)
New York Successfully Preventing Gun Violence By Working With Youth, Their Community.
CCC President Richard Aborn Comments on Claims Bail Reform Will Cause Spike in Gun Violence (July 8, 2020)
NYPD's Own Stats Debunk Claims of Bail Reform leading to spike in gun violence.
CCC President Richard Aborn makes a statement about the need to move police discipline swiftly but to also protect due process rights of police officers.
Reinvent Policing Without Harming Cops' Ability to Fight crime: That's the Delicate Challenge Before Us in NYC. (June 25, 2019)
CCC President Richard Aborn pens an op-ed about the state of New York City Policing.
The CCC's Director of Violence Prevention, Stephanie Ueberall, Issues an OP-ED on the Real Experiences of Youth and How We Can Do Better by Them. (May 16, 2019)
New York Successfully Preventing Gun Violence By Working With Youth, Their Community