NYC Mayor Eric Adams names younger brother deputy NYPD commissioner, raising more concerns about conflicts of interest.
Bernard Adams will be the third of Adams’ friends and family to get a position in his administration.
Loading the player... New York City mayor Eric Adams has reportedly appointed his brother, Bernard Adams, to the position of deputy commissioner in the NYPD.
The controversial move by Eric, widely reported on Friday, could offer his younger brother almost a quarter of a million dollars in salary as deputy police commissioners typically make around $240,000 a year.
NEW: Mayor Eric Adams has tapped his younger brother to serve as a deputy NYPD commissioner, The Post has learned.
After just about one week in office, many are pointing out possible conflicts of interest caused by Mayor Adams’ choices.
Hours before appointing his brother, the former police captain named his longtime friend and advisor, Philip Banks, deputy mayor of public safety. »