09/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sen. Adams Would Have Arrested Gates Immediately

State Sen. Eric Adams inserted himself into the national debate over the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates in his own home last month by saying he would've gone even further than the arresting officer in the now-infamous incident.

"I would have handcuffed Gates as soon as I entered the household," said the state senator, a former NYPD officer.

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