My latest piece The Daily Caller addresses the municipal policies that may be enabling addicts who are living in homeless encampments in many US cities by limiting law enforcement presence and arrests for drug offenses and quality of life crimes.
What do you think should be done to address this issue within the opioid crisis? What do you believe are the responsibilities of municipal government to the taxpayer/homeowners in these areas respective to those of the homeless setting up these encampments?
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Posted in Police, Politics, Public Safety
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Addiction, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Crime Prevention, Homelessness, Jim Kenney, Larry Krasner, Los Angeles, Opioid Crisis, Philadelphia, Police, Seattle
This article in The Hill poses the question of whether there a correlation between the growing anti-enforcement political climate and a rise in violent crime. The article specifically uses the example of the current heated race for Philadelphia District Attorney where Beth Grossman, a career prosecutor is running against Larry Krasner; counsel to “Black Lives Matter” and “Occupy Philly” as an example.
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Posted in BLM, Politics, Public Safety
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Beth Grossman, Black Lives, BLM, Crime Prevention, Larry Krasner, Philadelphia, Politics, The Hill
Posted in Politics, Public Integrity, Public Safety
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Beth Grossman, BLM, Corruption, Crime, District Attorney, Larry Krasner, Philadelphia, Seth Williams, Violence