Don’t let the ‘Ferguson effect’ take root in NYC

Writer Heather Mac Donald often warns of the Ferguson Effect: cops turning passive to avoid being sued or disciplined. Now officers say it’s happening in the South Bronx. As The Post’s Shawn Cohen and Bruce Golding reported Monday, cops in the NYPD’s crime-infested 42nd Precinct are taking a hands-off approach to the way they do…

Writer Heather Mac Donald often warns of the Ferguson Effect: cops turning passive to avoid being sued or disciplined. Now officers say it’s happening in the South Bronx. As The Post’s Shawn Cohen and Bruce Golding reported Monday, cops in the NYPD’s crime-infested 42nd Precinct are taking a hands-off approach to the way they do...

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