Arrests for Low-Level Crimes Are Plummeting, and the Experts Are Flummoxed


By Jacob Gershman
Oct. 6, 2019 5:30 am ET

Major police departments around the country are arresting fewer people for minor crimes, according to a growing body of criminal justice data.

New statistical studies show a deep, yearslong decline in misdemeanor cases across New York and California and in cities throughout other regions, with arrests of young black men falling dramatically.

Read the full article at the Wall Street Journal

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