Trump’s Debate Assertions on NYC Crime Don’t Jibe With the Stats

  • NYC homicides and shootings fell with reduced stop-and-frisks
  • Republican candidate insisted murders have increased in NYC

Trump Tells Lester Holt He’s Wrong on Stop-And-Frisk

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump got it wrong during Monday night’s presidential debate when he credited stop-and-frisk police tactics for New York’s two-decade trend of lower crime, and asserted that murders increased in the two years since the city curtailed the practice.

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