Fewer police means more crime.
By Jeff Hurvitz
Larry Krasner’s policies have created trickle-up criminality, and this rippling of violent crime is causing havoc in Philadelphia and beyond.
By Drew Murray
Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel blames a lack of affordable housing for a fire that killed twelve. Further investigation shows that policy failures and PHA shortcomings contributed.
By A. Benjamin Mannes
Pennsylvania taxpayers are guaranteeing $670,000 per year to lawmakers-turned-criminals who violated public trust.
By Gina Diorio
For progressives, it’s the ultimate inconvenient truth: We need better, smarter policing and prosecution to combat gun violence. Eric Adams is saying that in NY. Anyone here care to agree?
By Larry Platt
Philadelphia’s district attorney says decades of “stop-and-frisk” policing have led to a downturn in witnesses being willing to testify in active gun cases.
By Todd Shepherd
Ben Mannes: As radical criminal justice policies result in record murders, where’s the bully pulpit?
Last year was the deadliest year in Philadelphia’s 340-year history. What is notably absent is any sense of accountability by the political leaders charged with keeping us safe.
By Ben Mannes
Stopping gun violence in Philadelphia isn’t about partisan politics. It’s time to stop the blame game and start empowering prosecutors to do the job we need them to do.
By Rep. Craig Williams
I used to believe in Larry Krasner. But after two and one-half years working for him, I left the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office disillusioned with his cavalier attitude toward prosecuting crime.
By Christopher Lynett