Delve into discussions about crime, quality of life, policing, and the steps we should take toward a safer New York.
Moving ahead with plans to close Rikers Island, the city wants to build new county-based jails by 2026. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Read More.
New York City hasn’t forgotten what happened on a day when thousands died. Read More.
Though crime in New York City remains historically low, a recent spate of shootings may be cause for concern. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio has made the eradication of “implicit bias” from the minds of municipal employees a major initiative of his administration. Read More.
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.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.