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Violent crime

An advocate said that, with a few differences, it's still possible for there to be a repeat of Kalief Browder's tragic three years in jail on false charges.
Thanks to pressure from conservatives, 16- and 17-year-olds accused of felonies would still end up in criminal court.
"We know that because of racial stereotypes, the police assume people of color are more violent than their white counterparts, and will be charged differently."
The mayor and police commissioner blame drunk club-goers for much of the violence.
The DOI also accused NYCHA of being "essentially toothless."
"We’re letting criminals go. Crime is going to skyrocket."
The feds are now testing the rest of Red Hook Park.
Murder is down by 6.8% since last year, and 83% since 1993; rape has decreased 2.9%, and 58% over the last 21 years; robberies have declined 14.4% and 80%, the lowest amount ever recorded.
"You have to remember from where they came. They have a gun and a shield, they'll remember how to do it."
During the trial, prosecutors played a recording of a call Truluck made from Rikers, noting that he had the blood of one of the officers on him after "whaling on" them.
Violent crimes, including rape, felony assault and grand larceny, is on the rise in the first three months of 2013 in many affluent lower Manhattan neighborhoods, including Chelsea, Gramercy Park, TriBeCa, SoHo and Midtown South.
“I feel it’s disrespectful of him to say he was going to work with Harlem mothers, and he never answered any of our calls."
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