crime-policy

The NY police commissioner ignores the copious evidence that his signature crime prevention measure doesn't work at all.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 20, 2013
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Virginia's famously conservative attorney general Ken Cuccinelli is in favor of shrinking America's prison state. That shouldn't be too surprising.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Aug 19, 2013
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How does the meth industry in the AMC drama compare to the real one?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 15, 2013
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Usually it's worth tuning out when New Yorkers talk about New York stuff as though it's the only place on earth. But this year's mayor's race could really matter.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 14, 2013
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Michael Bloomberg's controversial policing strategy was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge. But does it actually reduce crime?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 13, 2013
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The attorney general's plan could make a big dent in the federal incarceration rate. But it's the state one that matters.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 12, 2013
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The Colombian city of Cali has a murder rate four times Chicago's. Still, that's half of what it was two decades ago, a drop due in no small part to its mayor, Rodrigo Guerrero Velasco.

  • Harold Pollack
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  • Jul 13, 2013
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Manchin-Toomey may be dead. But that doesn't mean there's nothing we can do to reduce violence.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 22, 2013
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