Amanpour and Company

FDNY’s First Female Commissioner on Diversifying the Dept.

Clip: 11/30/2022 | 16m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

In New York City, the mayor has now asked the police and fire departments to enforce a state law requiring intervention in cases of severe mental health crisis -- including the possibility of having an individual involuntarily committed to a hospital. Laura Kavanagh, the city’s new fire department commissioner, is the first woman to hold the position and the youngest to serve in over a century.

Aired: 11/30/22

Rating: NR

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