December 30, 2018

De Blasio's Needle Disposal Idea Proving Not So Sharp

Dana Mathewson

From the New York Post:

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to have junkies toss their used syringes into special receptacles has failed to clean up drug-infested parks, and the bins are serving more as suggestion boxes — spreading the message that the city is OK with them shooting up there.

Official statistics obtained by The Post from the first six months of de Blasio’s controversial program show that parks in the Bronx are still littered with dangerous hypodermic needles, with nearly 60,000 found on the ground compared with just 7,000 in Hizzoner’s 44 locked containers.

Even worse, the green metal bins are seen as a welcome mat for druggies to take over the parks, said one addict who openly injected himself in St. Mary’s Park in the Bronx Thursday morning with what he said was a speedball of heroin and cocaine.

"They’re giving permission with that box,” said Javier Martinez, 32.

"Kids don’t come here. They don’t build anything for them like a playground. If they don’t want us doing drugs, why are they putting the boxes here?”

Martinez also claimed that he’d rather get his fix elsewhere, "but if you go in a hallway or an alley it’s trespassing.”

From the horse's mouth, you might say. Now, the mayor apparently is aware of the problem, because there's another article linked on the page that indicates that "City will hire 6 workers to remove used needles from parks." I admit that it would take many more than 6 workers to remove the addicts, but still...

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