Extreme auto service north york: ‘I’m just sleeping’: police crack down on homeless in New York’s subways

The Guardian contacted the MTA for comment during the reporting of this story and was sent a press release regarding the MTA’s homeless task force in response. After publication, the MTA sent a statement about their hiring of police officers: “Homeless outreach by MTA is designed to compassionately connect people in need with services and shelter,” said Tim Minton, MTA communications director, emphasizing that police officers accompany outreach workers employed by the state’s Office of Temporary Disability Assistance for the safety of workers and subway riders.

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