NYPD Brass Visit Williamsburg Community as Purim Festivities Get Underway, Promise Enforcement of Safe Driving
The Williamsburg community is known for its fervent celebration of Purim—a time in which there is incredible joy and celebration in the homes and in the streets.
As the community busily prepared for Yom Tov, the Williamsburg JCC welcomed a group of top NYPD officials into the community where they would get an intimate glimpse into the life of this community and its needs.
The group first met at the Williamsburg JCC, where askonim and community leaders explained the nature of the Purim celebrations, and the needs for public safety that would come with these events.
Among the items discussed at the meeting was the zero tolerance that NYPD would have for driving under the influence, and the extra cops that would be on the streets to enforce this.
The group then toured a number of busy supermarkets, Purim stores, and shuls in the neighborhood, enjoying the pre-Purim joy in the Williamsburg community.
The WJJ expressed its gratitude to Joel Eisdorfer from the mayor’s office and to Richie Taylor from the NYPD of helping coordinate the meetings.