Grebien: Pawtucket adding new officers amid crime spike

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The city of Pawtucket has seen a rise in violent crimes in recent weeks and Mayor Donald Grebien says he’s taking steps to combat the problem.

In the above video, Mayor Grebien joins Eyewitness News live in studio to discuss his public safety plan, along with his re-election and the future of McCoy Stadium.

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