Delve into discussions about crime, quality of life, policing, and the steps we should take toward a safer New York.
Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who restrained Eric Garner in Staten Island five years ago, was fired Monday by NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill. Read More.
New Yorkers were shocked by recent videos showing residents taunting NYPD officers and dumping water on their heads. Read More.
A New York State assembly member from lower Manhattan was harassed by street vendors outside a subway station, and when she asked the police to do something about it, they told her that there was nothing to be done. Read More.
The Kings County prosecutor has adopted a soft-on-crime, turn ‘em loose approach to handling arrests, which has resulted in the release of dangerous criminals onto the streets of Brooklyn. Read More.
Liberal prosecutors are promoting a not-too-tough-on-crime agenda across the nation, and New York City is part of the trend. Read More.
Marijuana legalization in New York will probably not happen this year. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio recently announced a plan to expand eligibility for a supervised pretrial-release program for youth criminals. Read More.
New York City’s subways used to be a byword for danger and a symbol of the city’s anarchic bad old days. Read More.
The New York State legislature is considering a slew of criminal-justice reform proposals that would change how the Empire State defines and punishes crime. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.