Liberal prosecutors across the country have overseen significant crime waves in America’s major cities this year — and have largely stood by their aggressive reforms.
The district attorneys came into office vowing to address the inequality they say plagues much of the criminal justice system, to much fanfare from the Left.
However, few have acknowledged the seeming link between their departure from the prosecutorial status quo and the rise in violence.
Here is how some of the most radical district attorneys have reshaped law enforcement in their cities.
Philadelphia’s liberal district attorney has come under fire for presiding over an explosion in gun violence — and for attempting to downplay it.
Krasner was forced to
in December after he said the historic increase in his city’s crime levels doesn’t rise to the level of a “crisis.”