The Times’ absurd bid to downplay MS-13’s horrors

Anyone naïve enough to read The New York Times for its local crime coverage probably nodded along to Thursday’s story supposedly debunking a part of President Trump’s State of the Union speech. “Trump’s MS-13 Speech Left Out a Key Point: The Gang Is Not New,” ran the headline. Except that Trump’s argument doesn’t remotely depend…

Anyone naïve enough to read The New York Times for its local crime coverage probably nodded along to Thursday’s story supposedly debunking a part of President Trump’s State of the Union speech. “Trump’s MS-13 Speech Left Out a Key Point: The Gang Is Not New,” ran the headline. Except that Trump’s argument doesn’t remotely depend...

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Don’t take the record low NYC crime rates for granted

The NYPD is reporting that crime this year is again headed for historic lows. The city’s cops have been breaking records so often lately, they’re starting to sound like a broken record themselves. Still, no one should take their enormous success for granted. On Thursday, the department reported not a single homicide for six straight…

The NYPD is reporting that crime this year is again headed for historic lows. The city’s cops have been breaking records so often lately, they’re starting to sound like a broken record themselves. Still, no one should take their enormous success for granted. On Thursday, the department reported not a single homicide for six straight...

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Will politicians let the NYPD stop the Bronx homicide wave?

An 8 percent jump in homicides citywide is troubling; more worrisome is that it’s driven by a nearly 65 percent spike in the Bronx. We trust the NYPD to turn the numbers around — but can only hope it will have the full support of local politicians. To be fair, the percentage increase is so…

An 8 percent jump in homicides citywide is troubling; more worrisome is that it’s driven by a nearly 65 percent spike in the Bronx. We trust the NYPD to turn the numbers around — but can only hope it will have the full support of local politicians. To be fair, the percentage increase is so...

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Will politicians let the NYPD stop the Bronx homicide wave?

An 8 percent jump in homicides citywide is troubling; more worrisome is that it’s driven by a nearly 65 percent spike in The Bronx. We trust the NYPD to turn the numbers around — but can only hope it will have the full support of local politicians. To be fair, the percentage increase is so…

An 8 percent jump in homicides citywide is troubling; more worrisome is that it’s driven by a nearly 65 percent spike in The Bronx. We trust the NYPD to turn the numbers around — but can only hope it will have the full support of local politicians. To be fair, the percentage increase is so...

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Criticisms of NYPD’s gang database are utterly ridiculous

Criticism of the NYPD’s gang database proves it once and for all: No policing tool is safe from New York City radicals. Well, too bad for them: At a City Council hearing Wednesday, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea demolished their every argument, driving home the importance of the Criminal Group Database and the vital…

Criticism of the NYPD’s gang database proves it once and for all: No policing tool is safe from New York City radicals. Well, too bad for them: At a City Council hearing Wednesday, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea demolished their every argument, driving home the importance of the Criminal Group Database and the vital...

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Criticisms of NYPD’s gang database are utterly ridiculous

Criticism of the NYPD’s gang database proves it once and for all: No policing tool is safe from New York City radicals. Well, too bad for them: At a City Council hearing Wednesday, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea demolished their every argument, driving home the importance of the Criminal Group Database and the vital…

Criticism of the NYPD’s gang database proves it once and for all: No policing tool is safe from New York City radicals. Well, too bad for them: At a City Council hearing Wednesday, NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea demolished their every argument, driving home the importance of the Criminal Group Database and the vital...

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The latest unjust release by New York’s Parole Board

New York’s Parole Board has done it again, though this time it didn’t spring a cop-killer but “only” the murderer of a Bronx prosecutor. Yes, Jose Diaz has served 26 years for the crime — but it was a vicious one. Wielding a machine gun, he was trying to slay a rival dealer but instead…

New York’s Parole Board has done it again, though this time it didn’t spring a cop-killer but “only” the murderer of a Bronx prosecutor. Yes, Jose Diaz has served 26 years for the crime — but it was a vicious one. Wielding a machine gun, he was trying to slay a rival dealer but instead...

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A bipartisan step toward prison reform

Bipartisanship isn’t dead: The House Judiciary Committee last week passed a bill offering ex-felons a “second chance,” and it stands a decent chance of becoming law. Co-sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-B’klyn) and Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), the First Step Act has the backing of White House adviser Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law. The bill…

Bipartisanship isn’t dead: The House Judiciary Committee last week passed a bill offering ex-felons a “second chance,” and it stands a decent chance of becoming law. Co-sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-B’klyn) and Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), the First Step Act has the backing of White House adviser Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law. The bill...

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It’s time to sunset the scandal-ridden Shomrim

Does New York City — with its once-unimaginable record-low crime rates — still need private (but city-funded) citizen-patrol groups? The question became more pressing with the arrest Thursday of Jacob Daskal, politically wired president and co-founder of the Boro Park Shomrim, on charges he repeatedly raped a 15-year-old girl over a period of months in…

Does New York City — with its once-unimaginable record-low crime rates — still need private (but city-funded) citizen-patrol groups? The question became more pressing with the arrest Thursday of Jacob Daskal, politically wired president and co-founder of the Boro Park Shomrim, on charges he repeatedly raped a 15-year-old girl over a period of months in...

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The Post’s decade-long crusade for getting tough on guns

The front-page Post editorial got a lot of notice . . . and led to passage of a tough new gun law. No, we’re not talking about Friday’s editorial calling on President Trump to act in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school massacre — but about our Feb. 13, 1980, Page One column, “Enough…

The front-page Post editorial got a lot of notice . . . and led to passage of a tough new gun law. No, we’re not talking about Friday’s editorial calling on President Trump to act in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school massacre — but about our Feb. 13, 1980, Page One column, “Enough...

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