According to a report from The New York Post, nearly 20% of crooks busted for burglary or theft in New York last year got re-arrested on a felony charge within 60 days after being put back on the streets.
Catch and release —three times the recidivism rate in 2017.
“We went from a revolving-door justice system to an E-ZPass system,” said a frustrated Manhattan cop.
From The New York Post:
The numbers also show that suspects arrested last year for misdemeanor petit larceny amid the city’s ongoing shoplifting spree went on to quickly commit more serious crimes, with 21.6% charged with felonies less than two months later.
That rate is more than 2.5 times the 8.1% recorded in 2017.
Another Manhattan cop predicted, “Nothing will change until the politicians stop worrying about the criminals.”
Instead, the focus should be on the victims of the city’s spiraling crime crisis, the cop said.
“It is traumatic for someone to walk into a house that has been burglarized or walk outside the house and see their car was stolen,” the cop said.
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) agrees —and shared her opinion on Twitter.
“No one with any common sense is surprised by this. It’s not just New York either, but liberal cities all over this country. Every Soros DA needs to be thrown out of office.”