Capital New York: Local Ferguson reverberation

Capital New York’s ‘Playbook’ highlights statement from Justine Olderman, Managing Director of The Bronx Defenders Criminal Practice as its “Quote of the Day”

“The NYPD trots out this justification that they’re arresting people for minor infractions as a way of keeping violent crime down, and yet there is no evidence to show that there’s any correlation between turnstile jumping and violence.” — Justine Olderman, a managing director at Bronx Defenders.

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