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A look at Bill Bratton's crime rate track record

A look at Bill Bratton's crime rate track record - ABC local

"When Bill Bratton was police commissioner in New York City, crime went down under his get-tough approach. But what about what was happening in San Francisco during that same time period?

In San Francisco, violent crimes plummeted by 47 percent. The much heralded decline in New York City was one percentage point below San Francisco. In fact, SF's drop in major crimes was almost double the number of 10 other comparable cities in the country.

"At the same time ironically, San Francisco was being criticized for its liberal and lenient criminal justice policies," Macallair said."

Keywords: Alameda County, crime trends, Daniel Macallair, law enforcement, San Francisco

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