Meet Curtis Sliwa

In the late 1970’s, New York City was a modern-day equivalent of the Wild West. Murder and violent crime were the norm. A trip on the Subway was an exercise in urban survival. Residents of the city resigned themselves to the reality as the politicians and police seemed powerless. However, a young man from Brooklyn, a former Jesuit student, felt someone had to do something. Curtis Sliwa stepped forward.

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CURTIS’ EXPERIENCE –
A TIMELINE

Explore Curtis Sliwa’s record of service to New York City.

1954
Born into a Catholic family of Polish & Italian Descent in Canarsie, Brooklyn
1968
At 14, Opens the First Recycling Center in Brooklyn
1976
Forms the "Rock Brigade" to Clean Up NYC Streets
1979
"The Magnificent Thirteen" Formed to Stop Crime in the Subways
1979
Forms the Guardian Angels.
1990
Started his media career at WABC
1992
Kidnapped and Shot in a Targeted Mob Hit
2003
Forms the Junior Guardian Angels
2011
Guardian Angels in 9 countries and 82 cities
2018
Marries long-time girlfriend and attorney Nancy Regula
2020
Battles Looters During Riots
2021
Runs for Mayor of NYC
Aug 03

‘CUOMO MUST GO’ – NYC Mayoral Candidate Curtis Sliwa’s Statement on Gov. Andrew Cuomo

NEW YORK:  August 3, 2021 – During his press conference Tuesday on gun violence, NYC Mayoral Candidate Curtis Sliwa addressed the breaking news report by NY Attorney General Letitia James on Governor Andrew Cuomo. QUOTE “If this isn’t a statement of why Cuomo must go, I don’t know what is.  Andrew Cuomo was so quick […]

Aug 02

Cutis Sliwa & Arnold Salinas Sit Down for Interviews to Discuss Rising Crime Rates in NYC- FOX

Curtis Sliwa and the Senior Director od Operations for the Guardian Angels, Arnaldo “Arnold” Salinas, both appeared on FOX News to discuss the rising crime rates in New York City and howt hey would be combatted under a Sliwa Mayoral administration.

Jul 28

Sliwa Denounces Eric Adams’ Refusal Of Federal Aid To Refund NYPD

Curtis Sliwa to call on NY congressional delegation to follow president Biden’s suggestion and require new york city to hire more cops with federal funds to combat the surge in crime & gun violence

Jul 21

“Crimefighter”- NY Daily News Opinion Piece

A reader of the New York Daily News submitted an opinion piece to the organization in which Curtis’ run for Mayor was discussed. The writer, in his piece titled “Crimefighter,” discussed how Curtis would be the best candidate that NY could choose to elect in order to battle crime, given Curtis’ extensive history of doing […]

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