As U.S. cities explore criminal justice reform amid a spike in homicides, a new study offers insight into the kinds of investments that might help.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-31/a-surprising-lever-for-reducing-crime-housing-repairs
This article tries to remind readers how dangerous NYC was in the not so distant past. NYC is slipping that way now.
Last weekend’s shooting in Times Square carries a disturbing suggestion of the “bad old days” in New York.
— Read on www.city-journal.org/nyc-crime-times-square-shooting
Mayor’s Task Force on Safe Communities – 2019 Report FINAL – Google Drive
— Read on drive.google.com/file/d/1jXXrxHJpRY8EajwMqUPZZSEb1qZ98ipF/view
In your typical Third-World megalopolis, basic city functions fall into disrepair, while once-eradicated diseases run rampant — and the local bigwig boasts about saving the world. Los Angeles is quickly becoming a typical Third-World megalopolis, and the rest of the state isn’t far behind. Yeste…
— Read on pjmedia.com/vodkapundit/ten-plagues-of-california-are-turning-the-golden-state-into-a-third-world-hell-hole/
This is an excellent example of Broken Windows Theory working in the real world. Awesome!
San Francisco’s BART “Blitz” Demonstrates Effectiveness Of Broken Windows.
— Read on www.city-journal.org/san-francisco-bart-blitz
Here are additional stories on Broken Windows Theory:
How NY became Safe
Who Saved NY
I should get this book today! I look forward to reading it.
Why Tackling Urban Violence Should Be First on America’s Domestic Agenda | The Crime Report
— Read on thecrimereport.org/2019/06/25/why-tackling-urban-violence-should-be-first-on-americas-domestic-agenda/
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the State of the City report, we’re painting a portrait of Philadelphia through 10 compelling data points that spotlight some of the city’s transformative trends over the past 10 years.
— Read on www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/reports/2019/04/11/10-trends-that-have-changed-philadelphia-in-10-years