January

Blog Posts in January, 2015

  • Traffic Tickets & Arrests Drop in NY As Mayor & Police Feud Ensues

    With the growing tension between law enforcement, civilians, and the government, it seems that the pressure must eventually be released. But where will this come from? Many are beginning to speculate that New York will lead the way with action from police officers. With the recent deaths of two NYPD officers boiling in the belly of New York City, the anti-cop protests have only acted to stoke the ...
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  • Vision Zero Means Civil Penalties Apply to Hit-and-Run Drivers

    Vision Zero is New York City’s official initiative to significantly decrease the number of fatalities and injuries caused by car accidents and make the city’s streets a much safer place to be. According to one study, approximately 4,000 New Yorkers are seriously injured each year by traffic accidents. This is unacceptable and Vision Zero intends to rectify the problem. One of the most notable ...
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  • NYPD's Tickets & Citations Plunge

    On Jan. 5, two weeks had passed since the NYPD's enforcement activities had plummeted, with arrests down by more than half since the two cops were killed in Brooklyn. Between Dec. 29 and Jan. 4 – fearing for their safety – cops wrote barely any summons and arrests were way down. In response, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton threatened the city's cops, saying that he was launching an investigation ...
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  • What's Behind the NYPD's Plummeting Arrests?

    On Dec. 29, 2014, The New York Post reported that "It's not a slowdown – it's a virtual work stoppage." What has been happening? According to The Post , the NYPD's traffic tickets and summonses for minor offenses dropped off to a staggering 94 percent after the execution of the two cops. The Post learned that NYPD officers feel betrayed by the mayor and fear for their safety. In response to the ...
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