Bringing down the crime rate is the easiest thing in the world: Just stopping taking police reports and stop arresting people.
In the San Francisco Bay area, police are actively discouraging crime victims from filing reports. And people who run BART could not be happier: Their system looks a lot safer than it really is.
Anyone remember the Holy Grail of denial, deceit and delusion?
Where the people who run BART admitted in a memo they don’t release videos of crime on BART because that would reinforce negative stereotypes about black people.
Who are, of course, responsible for overwhelming majority of crime on that mass transit system. No matter how hard the makers of the movie Fruitvale Station try to convince us otherwise.
Oh yeah, we got a lot to talk about on this new podcast from Colin Flaherty