Policing Our Way Out of Crime
Policing our way out of crime has fallen out of favor over the past two years. However, New Yorkers woke up the other day to the news that their two most wanted perpetrators were been apprehended. Gary Cabana, the man wanted in the Museum of a Modern Art attacks was captured in Philadelphia and the man believed to be the serial killer of homeless people was arrested in Washington DC. Continue reading “Policing Our Way Out of Crime”
Crime in NYC Continues to Surge
Crime in NYC continues to surge. Unfortunately, nothing seems to be going in the right direction for the new mayor and his police commissioner. The best cop I ever met was Mother Nature and she was no help this week either. Snow and freezing temperatures didn’t keep the criminals away. February is not off to a good start. This post covers the week beginning January 31, 2022 and ending February 6, 2022.
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A Defund The Police Experiment Gone Wild
By: Joseph Giacalone
A defund the police experiment gone wild. Minneapolis is a Defund the Police research experiment in real-time. The results so far are grim. Will politicians from other cities see the light or will they continue to charge into the Defund Abyss? New York City has two major elections coming up with serious implications for its future: Mayoral and Manhattan District Attorney. Will all of the candidates address the elephant in the room? Continue reading “A Defund The Police Experiment Gone Wild”
Is Violent Crime Up in New York City?
By: Joseph Giacalone
Is violent crime up in New York City? It depends on who ask. 2020 is in the rearview mirror, but it may take years to understand the impact it has had on society. Violent crime is on the rise in many cities. In New York City, shooting incidents were up over 97%, there were 130 more murder victims, burglaries, and GLAs have all spiked. But what are the crime apologists saying? It’s fearmongering, police propaganda, and that overall crime is still down so what are you talking about? People’s lives are what I’m talking about. 130 more New Yorkers are dead due to violence. Continue reading “Is Violent Crime Up in New York City?”