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The NYPD gets creative. And goes federal

Have you ever heard of the Hobbs Act? Me neither. But now I have. There’s a guy who’s been robbing fruit stands, taco stands and other commercial establishments on the Upper West Side. The cops caught him. But instead of … Continue reading

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Another possible reason the DOJ is taking its time

When writing about why it’s taking so long, I forgot to bring up the unpleasant problem within our military and police. Before any major prosecutions can be launched, the DOJ and individual state and city governments need to identify and … Continue reading

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New guns for NYPD. Does this sound nuts to you, too?

In today’s Daily News, I ran into this ominous story. New cop guns easier to fire NYPD says lighter pull on trigger improves accuracy Well, that seems de trop at the very least, but what makes this plan particularly offensive … Continue reading

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