December 13, 2019

CRIME IN THE BIG APPLE:  According to this, murder is up 8.7% in New York City this year.  That’s a lot.  Robbery, felony assault, “shooting incidents,” and “housing crime” are also up.  But rape, burglary, grand larceny, auto theft and “transit crime” are down, so the overall crime rate is said to be down. I wonder how much of this is the failure to report (or the failure to record reports of) more minor crimes.   I’ve written about some of my worries on the topic of criminal law enforcement here.  I worry a lot ….

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