While crime has been declining in New York City, the city has managed to pull off a "remarkable reversal of mass incarceration" that "was spurred by grassroots advocacy and the growth of responsive and reform-minded public officials at both the local and state levels," says a newly published analysis. Authors Vincent Schiraldi of the Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Judith Greene of Justice Strategies partly credit the New York Police Department for a 66 percent . . .
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