Earlier this month, de Blasio rejected a request by the City Council to hire more cops.
But the Council members said he should reconsider, following this year’s uptick in violence– 8 murders in the Bronx’s 47th Precinct so far this year compared to last year; a brutal weekend in which a woman was murdered in her Lower East Side apartment; and a sex assault and stabbing in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn on Sunday.
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