Following news of Norman Seabrook's arrest on Wednesday morning, Executive Director Jennifer Rogers weighed in for NPR's All Things Considered
. With over 12 years experience as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, Rodgers explained the impact Seabrook's arrest could have on the ongoing corruption probes into wrongdoing at the NYPD and City Hall.
"It really seems like kind of everybody is getting into the game."
said Rodgers of the current wave of investigations. "You have the U.S. attorney. The attorney general is investigating, the Manhattan DA, the board of elections. The Joint Committee on Public Ethics has an investigation going."
Asked about how high into City Hall the investigations could extend, Rodgers replied, "I'd be surprised, actually, if the mayor himself gets charged with corruption, but you know, stranger things have happened."