How to Fix Broken Windows

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Mayor Bill de Blasio hosts a roundtable on police-community relations with Commissioner Bill Bratton, Reverend Al Sharpton, and others in City Hall's Blue Room, in C

A string of police abuse stemming from low-level crime arrests has opened up questions about whether Commissioner Bratton's "broken windows" is back, and whether it's working. With The New York Times editorializing against both Broken Windows and marijuana criminalization, we assess the policy with Josmar Trujillo, an organizer with New Yorkers Against Bratton, who has written that many New Yorkers were "fooled by the campaign rhetoric of...Mayor Bill de Blasio."