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Commentary By Nicole Gelinas

Policing NYC’s Subways Is Working — but Not Nearly Enough

Public Safety Policing, Crime Control

Has New York broken its three-year-old subway curse, under which violent felonies have soared even as nonviolent thefts stayed low? Not yet.

New police data show the city is trying — but running up to the limits of what it can do without changes to state law. 

NYPD Transit Chief Michael Kemper did a little well-deserved bragging last week: “Crime is down” on the subways, he said. “This is real progress.”

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post


Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. Follow her on Twitter here.

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