“Dealing with Crime in New York”

As New Yorkers head to the polls this fall to elect a new Mayor, the issue of criminal justice is front and center. In the Opinion Section’s “Room for Debate,” The New York Times has published the suggestions of  six experts (including several CUNY faculty – Maria Haberfield, Delores Jones-Brown, Michael Jacobson) on how the next NYC Mayor should think about dealing with crime and criminal justice in the city.

Check out the “discussion” in The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/08/22/how-the-next-mayor-should-deal-with-crime-in-new-york/


What do you think?

What should the next Mayor of New York prioritize with respect to criminal justice? What lessons can be drawn from other cities (in the US or around the world) or from history? Comment here, or better yet, write up your own ideas for a “Featured Analysis” post on the blog.

Featured image comes from André da Loba as published in the article, “Dealing with Crime in New York,” The New York Times. Aug. 22, 2013.

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