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Former NYPD Detective Bo Dietl Announces Run for Mayor of New York City

Richard "Bo" Dietl is running for mayor of New York City.

Dietl, a former NYPD detective and renowned private investigator, announced Tuesday on the steps of City Hall that he will run this year as an independent candidate against Democratic incumbent Mayor de Blasio.

The media personality, best-selling author and film actor said his campaign platform includes providing more homeless housing, subsidies for low-income residents and the eradication of city bike lanes.

He is also asking an independent counsel to investigate de Blasio’s election financing.

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