Citizens Crime Commission of New York City


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and public safety policies and practices more effective through innovation,
research, and education.
LATEST NEWS
December 15, 2014
New police tactics come after highly publicized deaths
» watch the Al Jazeera America video

December 15, 2014
Aborn: Police, protesters have kept the peace
» watch the NY1 video

November 11, 2014
Aborn: Smart to handle low-level pot possession with tickets, not arrests
» listen to the WNYC program
» read the Daily News article
» read the press release
» watch the NY1 video

October 29, 2014
Misdemeanor Arrests for Young Black Men in NYC Soared Until 2010, Then Fell: Study
» read the Wall Street Journal article

October 22, 2014
City Talk: Richard Aborn, Citizens Crime Commission
» watch the video

September 30, 2014
Brooklyn DA Thompson sets up hate crimes unit
» read the Wall Street Journal article

Featured Initiative: LARGE-CAPACITY AMMUNITION MAGAZINES
Mass shootings have taken place consistently throughout American history, in every region of the country. Over the last 30 years, however, large-capacity ammunition magazines—which hold more than 10 rounds—have proliferated, allowing assailants to become much more destructive. A new Crime Commission analysis shows, the results have been deadly for Americans. It's time to reinstitute the federal ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines.

» read the "Mayhem Multiplied" report
» read the Newsday op-ed
» Large-Capacity Ammunition Magazines Initiative
» Mass Shooting Incidents in America
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