House resolution lumps 'broken windows' with police brutality

A resolution introduced by House Democrats — and supported by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and many other members of New York’s congressional delegation — links “broken windows” enforcement against low-level crimes with police brutality.

The broken windows policy, famously enforced by the NYPD, is credited by many with helping dramatically slash the crime rate in New York City from the 1990s to present. The theory is that going after the small offenses leads to reductions…

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