‘Jail separates people from work and family, jeopardizes stable housing, and subjects them to violence, especially in inhumane environments like Rikers. Incarceration must be the option of last resort, used only when it is essential for public safety.’
The de Blasio administration used the term to refer to gang crackdowns, domestic violence response, nuisance abatement, efforts to stop knife violence and more.
Curtis Sliwa and Fernando Mateo are vying to be the GOP alternative to whoever emerges victorious from the crowded Democratic primary.
Candidates for NYC mayor and other posts continued to publish big ideas for the city’s problems, including hunger, transit, gun violence and a pitch for universal childcare for kids as young as one.
From the Central Park Five and the ’94 Crime Bill to Black Lives Matter, both candidates have a track record and a distinct policy vision.
Jumaane Williams blames the rise in bloodshed not on criminal-justice reform or a slowed court system but on the devastation wrought by COVID-19.
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Until prosecutors stop viewing the enforcement of these crimes as optional and start investigating them like other crimes, unscrupulous companies will continue to incorporate fraud into their business model.