Tag: crime

NYC Crime Declines After NYPD Switch to Less Aggressive Policing

NYC Crime Declines After NYPD Switch to Less Aggressive Policing

While many critics expected crime to increase as aggressive policing decreased, the reverse proved to be true.

Justice Department Probe Finds St. Louis County Biased Against Black Juveniles Like Michael Brown

Justice Department Probe Finds St. Louis County Biased Against Black Juveniles Like Michael Brown

The investigators found that black youths are treated more harshly than whites, and that poor youths from all races get little access to legal aid.

NYPD Celebrates Lowest-Crime June in NYC Since 1994

NYPD Celebrates Lowest-Crime June in NYC Since 1994

Commissioner Bratton said that having less than 100,000 major crimes in a city of 8.5 million people and 56 million yearly tourists is “a significant hallmark to go toward.”

Colorado City Sentencing Kids to Months in Jail Over Graffiti

Colorado City Sentencing Kids to Months in Jail Over Graffiti

Kids painting an underpass in a small Colorado city get months of jail time for doing so.

NYPD Links Relaxed Marijuana Laws to More Murders

NYPD Links Relaxed Marijuana Laws to More Murders

Police Commissioner William Bratton blames weed for NYC’s increase in crime.

The Bar Exam: U.S. Jails and Prisons Outnumber Colleges and Universities

The Bar Exam: U.S. Jails and Prisons Outnumber Colleges and Universities

In many parts of America, there are more people living in prisons than on college campuses.