Tag: Gonzalez, Eric (1969- )

As Shootings Spike in Northern Brooklyn, N.Y.P.D. and Prosecutors Collide

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] On the morning of the New York Police Department’s July crime briefing, the department’s highest ranking officer, Chief Terence A. Monahan, was frustrated. For months, his officers had wrestled with a stubborn spike in gun violence in northern Brooklyn, […]

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De Blasio Is on the Wrong Side of Gun Prosecution Reforms

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York took a break from his long-shot presidential campaign this week to attack a program in Brooklyn that keeps young people who’ve been convicted of having an unlicensed gun out of prison. It was a strange move. Brooklyn’s diversion program is doing good, not harm, the evidence shows. It’s […]

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