CRIME
01/05/2015 05:13 pm ET Updated Jan 05, 2015

Drop In New York Police Arrests Continues For A Second Week

ASSOCIATED PRESS

For a second straight week, New York City police officers sharply cut back on their actions in the street, arresting less than half as many people and writing more than 90 percent fewer summonses than in the same period a year ago.

The slowdown built on a drastic drop in activity that began shortly after the murder of two uniformed patrol officers in Brooklyn on Dec. 20, and continued across all 77 precincts in the city.

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