New York’s Blackout With Little Crime: Why?

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/17/nyregion/17YORK.html It's been widely noted that street crime did not notably increase during last week's power blackout in many big Northeastern cities. But why? The New York Times drew a contrast to the city's blackout of 1977, which brought out many looters. The Times described how many aspects of New York life had changed . . .

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