According to NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, New York City's surge in drug-related murders is due to marijuana. But many say that the NYPD's logic is flawed.
New York City's Bills stood side by side on Tuesday to tout the city's latest crime statistics and to highlight the record low crime levels throughout all five boroughs. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton proudly told the city that crime was...
On the heels of speculation swirling Sunday that New York would end the prosecution and arrest of individuals for low-level marijuana possession, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced that possession of 25g or less of cannabis would be officially decriminalized.
In another sign of new progressive tilt in New York City politics, the New York Post reported July 8 that Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has announced that he will stop prosecuting low-level marijuana cases.