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06.03.15 Liam Mathews

I Quant NY took a closer look at the public data the NYPD released on moving violations issued during the slowdown that took place in December of last year and January of this year. Offenses under the rubric of “moving violations” were one of many that police enforced less during the slowdown, and I Quant […]

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01.26.15 Rhett Jones

New Yorkers refer to the subway car that houses a particularly pungent person as the “bum car” so often that it has it’s own Urdan Dictionary entry. The somewhat insensitive phrase is used something like this, “oh no wait, don’t go in, that’s the bum car, let’s squeeze into this one.” According to Queens Crap, some riders in […]

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01.13.15 Prachi Gupta

Hope you had your fun in NYC’s streets while you could, because the NYPD slowdown may be coming to an end. On Monday, the NYPD released its most recent arrest and ticketing statistics, which revealed an uptick in activity. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, who recently acknowledged the slowdown, said at a news conference, “We are […]

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01.07.15 Bucky Turco

For a second week in a row, the NYPD isn’t working. From this period last year, arrests are down by 56%, and summonses for petty crimes are down a whopping 92% — from 4,077 to just 347. The sudden dip in activity seems to part fear for safety and part protest against Mayor Bill de […]

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