The NYPD was asked to reimburse $24 million for the protection of the Trump Tower
The NYPD has asked members of Congress to reimburse the $24 million spent on the protection of the Trump Tower during the change of the American President and to allocate funds for adequate funding of the safety of this tower and the White house.
The request was contained in a letter of the chief of the police Department of new York James O’neill.
Trump Tower is a 58-story building in Manhattan, surrounded by hotels, shops of world famous brands and places popular among tourists. According to O’neill, such an environment for a second residence of the American President is unique in recent history. The police chief also said that during the 75 days since the US presidential elections and before the inauguration ceremony of the trump spent $24 million As noted in the letter, daily police spending on security of $308 thousand
He explained that the protection of the Trump Tower and adjacent to it territory requires more resources for other city departments. So, er, who was on duty for 24 hours in Trump Tower, spent over 75 days at $1.7 million
According to estimates of the police, the security of his wife and son trump, who live in the Trump Tower, the daily will cost from $127 thousand to 146 thousand for the police and $4.5 million a year for fire service.
“These figures show the wide scope of tasks that the city must meet in order to ensure the full security of the President,” — wrote the head of the police Department of new York.
O’neill expressed the opinion that the Trump Tower “is the goal of those who want to commit terrorist acts against the United States”. That is why the police of new York has two objectives — to protect the family of trump and Trump Tower.