Despite Danielle Outlaw, a laser-focused, compassionate, preventive, competent and transformative Philadelphia Police Commissioner, murders continue to surge. There are almost 1.8 murders per day, or 12-13 people murdered per week. This is traumatizing all of us citizens. Philadelphian “citizens” are simultaneously daily/weekly “survivors”. The current year 2021 sky-high count pace of […]
At a press conference after a spate of July 4th shootings, Philly District Attorney Larry Krasner blamed state Republicans for Philadelphia’s spike in violent crime — despite a decline in prosecutions of gun crimes under his watch.
By Joe Silverstein
According to a number of city progressives, the Chauvin verdict wasn’t enough. In a news release, they confidently assert that our social and economic order–America–is culpable and, therefore, needs to be “tackled.”
By: Christine Flowers
Research from Temple and Princeton shows that the Covid-19 pandemic may have magnified violent crime, but the ongoing wave of murders in cities like Philadelphia began before the virus came to our shores. Unless policy changes happen, it will continue.
By Ben Mannes
Fear-driven confusion in the early days of the pandemic induced city officials to essentially legalize petty crimes. How much better would life be if they had acted calmly?
By Thom Nickels
While there is a true need for smart criminal justice reform in America, such legislation needs to be drafted with careful consideration to the safety of the community at large.
By Ben Mannes
The list of families whose loved ones have been murdered by people who should have been in prison is growing long under D.A. Larry Krasner. Now my family is one of them.
By Katelin Gorski
A sick social experiment has come to life under “progressive” Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Many lives have been lost.
By Patty-Pat Kozlowski
For the first time in 20 years, the number of homicides in Upper Darby broke double digits, following the wake of Philadelphia’s deadliest year in more than a decade.
By Todd Shepherd