While the police have welcomed citizens to enjoy the sunny weather, they also reminded them not to forget about the federal guidelines on social-distancing, introduced amid the new coronavirus pandemic. The New York Police Department (NYPD) has dispatched 1,000 officers in New York City to ensure citizens comply with social distancing guidelines over the weekend, according to NYPD chief Terence Monahan. Throughout the weekend, officers are making sure New Yorkers maintain a six-foot distance from each other while using public transportation, eating out in restaurants, and just chilling in the parks. No large gatherings are allowed.
Source: NYPD sends 1,000 officers to enforce social distancing in NYC