Former NYPD Commissioner Slams NYC’s Drug Vending Machine

Former NYPD Commissioner Slams NYC’s Drug Vending Machine


Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Sunday ripped the city for installing a street vending machine that caters to drug addicts by offering such items as crack pipes, lip balm and NARCAN.

“The world has turned upside down,” Bratton said on WABC 770 AM’s “The Cats Roundtable” with host John Catsimatidis.

“Instead of trying to get people away from drugs, we have policies now where we have vending machines to encourage them to stay on drugs. ‘We’re going to make it safer for you to use drugs so you can spend the rest of your life not trying to get off drugs but to stay on drugs.’”

Bratton was referring to the vending machine unveiled by Adams administration health officials in Brownsville, Brooklyn, earlier this month that offers free handy druggie items, including paraphernalia to smoke d …

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