This is a an emergency situation that is not getting the attention it deserves.
As a result of progressive "bail reform", criminals go free after they face a judge. That puts the thugs back on the streets where they can terrorize crime victims and witnesses. It's a horrible development that puts New Yorkers safety at risk all because of Bill de Blasio's soft on crime ideas.
NY Post reports almost everyone arrested in the Big Apple — aside from those facing murder or attempted murder charges — will not see a jail cell until convicted under new bail rules, according to an NYPD top cop.NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller slammed the criminal justice reform in Albany Sunday morning, calling it “misguided” on The Cats Roundtable with host John Catsimatidis on 970 AM New York.“Everybody who gets arrested for anything except for maybe murder and attempted murder is going to be released without having to pay anything at arraignment,” Miller said. “Before they enacted this law, 89% of people were being released at arraignment without having to bail anyway.