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    Officials Seek Long-term Solutions for Concerns Affecting NYPD in 2019

    By Michael Barasch

    New York City’s crime rate generally went down in 2019, even as murders, robberies and assaults rose over their 2018 totals. However, several high-profile events highlighted the need for increased vigilance when it comes to protecting the men and women of the NYPD. Some of the biggest 2019 news stories involving the NYPD continue to […]

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    Should Assaults on Police, Firefighters, EMTs and Jail Guards Be Charged as Hate Crimes?

    By Michael Barasch

    Should the New York State hate crime law that provides enhanced sentencing for attacks based on a victim’s identity be expanded to include peace officers, firefighters and EMTs? State Senator Fred Akshar of Binghamton, a former sheriff’s deputy, thinks so, and he’s proposed legislation in Albany to make hate crime enhancement happen. New Yorkers were […]

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    Senator Ted Cruz Hypocritical — Falsely Claims to be “Champion of Firefighters and Police Officers”

    By Michael Barasch

    As a rule, lawyers should stay out of politics. So—we would never suggest who someone should vote for. However, when we hear something said that isn’t true, we feel a moral obligation to set the record straight. Following his victory at the Iowa caucus, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz addressed a room of supporters to celebrate […]

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