The “hope” of drones and street cameras is that they will lead to more arrests. In NYC they’re seeing that this isn’t the way out of our problems.

What’s So ‘Progressive’ About 1000 New Police?

Gotham Gazette

May 22, 2014

headlines-745584“Politicians in high crime communities…need to quit looking to the police to solve their communities’ problems. We cannot arrest our way out of gangs, drug abuse, and or even violent crime. It’s time to move beyond the failed policy of throwing more cops at the crime problem. To really produce long-term safety we need to support truly progressive programs that invest in the lives of young people in high crime areas, not in more police”…read more


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