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Arrests And Technology Haven’t Stopped Fare Evasion — And Probably Never Will
Subways and buses are no match for those intent on riding without paying.
September 12, 2018
Subway Policing in New York City Still Has A Race Problem
As the NYPD slows arrests for fare evasion, neighborhoods of color remain a target.
December 9, 2015
Could Trees Help Stop Crime?
Researchers think turning more vacant lots green might work.
October 16, 2015
America’s Rock Star Cops
Meet the elite chiefs who revolutionized policing nationwide, for better and for worse. Now they want to do it again.
September 9, 2015
Don’t End Broken Windows Policing, Fix It
Quality of life is not just for wealthy suburbanites.
August 17, 2015
When ‘Broken Windows’ Meets Tinted Windows
In New York, darkened car windows lead to more police encounters than stop and frisk.
May 20, 2015
A Millennial’s Guide to ‘Broken Windows’
For those who weren’t around in “the bad old days.”
December 19, 2014
The New “New Policing”
Five ideas for reshaping law enforcement
Bernard E. Harcourt
November 24, 2014
10 (Not Entirely Crazy) Theories Explaining the Great Crime Decline
From aging to gentrification to Prozac.