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Shootings Up 43% Last Month in NYC, But At Least There’s No More Stop and Frisk


Posted by Jammie on Jun 10, 2014 at 7:37 am



Bill de Blasio

Thanks, de Blasio!


The number of shooting victims has skyrocketed across the city this year — up 43 percent in just the last month — while fewer guns are coming off the streets, NYPD statistics reveal.

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has repeatedly shifted the focus from shootings to a steep decline in homicides, and claims he is not worried about the gun violence.

But sources told The Post it will only get worse in the hotter summer months, and that the alarming trend is the result of a more “reactive” police force handicapped by the inability to use tactics like stop-and-frisk.

“Cops aren’t putting their hands on anyone,” a source said.

In the last month alone, 129 people were shot, according to the latest CompStat figures, or 43.3 percent more than for the same period last year.

Who could have ever seen this coming, except, well, everyone:


“Under [NYPD Commissioner Ray] Kelly, we went after guns on the street,’’ a source said. “We stopped the guys in the precincts who we knew were criminals and took guns off them. [It was] proactive policing.

“We are a reactive police force now. We react to violence before going out and trying to stop it before it happens.”

Another NYPD source said it’s clear that the criminals know city cops’ hands are tied thanks to legal challenges to stop-and-frisk and Bratton’s reluctance to push the crime-fighting tactic.

“Gang-bangers were afraid to bring out guns because they may be randomly stopped and arrested. That’s all in the past now,” the source said.

The blood is on Bill de Blasio’s hands. But let’s look at the upside: At least you’re not Chicago.

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« Last Edit: June 10, 2014, 09:43:04 AM by rangerrebew »
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Obviously, New York City has too few gun control laws. /drippingsarcasm
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Obviously, New York City has too few gun control laws. /drippingsarcasm

But they do have tough laws on gun control.  They have insured only criminals should have weapons. :thud:
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
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