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“Criminal Justice Reform” Frees Hit-and-Run Drivers and Killers

Criminal justice reform. It really will kill you.

The term “criminal justice reform” is a lie. And like it, “cashless bail” isn’t actually bail. And the only thing it reforms is putting bad guys on the street.

Here’s what that looks like in New York.

In Harlem, a man who allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian while driving drunk was released without bail because of the new state law that ends cash bail for misdemeanors and many non-violent felonies.

In Rochester, a man convicted a decade ago of shooting a Rochester police officer was released on new drug charges without bail.

And in Poughkeepsie, a man once convicted of manslaughter was set to be freed on new charges of felony aggravated DWI as he awaits trial, the district attorney said.

Across New York, law-enforcement officials are deriding a new law that took effect Jan. 1 that limits the use of cash bail, saying dangerous people are being let out as they await the adjudication of their cases.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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