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    NYC Bribing Criminals to Come to Court

    Updated: November 8, 2019 at 6:19 pm EST  See Comments

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    NYC is all about rewarding criminal behavior these days. How? They’re bribing criminals to make their court appearances with Mets tickets, store gift cards, subway passes, and yes, even movie tickets. And it only costs at least $12 Million.

    photo via prison.laws.com

    Mayor Bill De Blasio is adamant that his plan will work to prevent failure to appear warrants by incentivizing released offenders to show up at court.

    “In a world where we want speedier trials and we want the justice system to work, if small incentives are part of what actually makes it work, then that’s a smart policy. It’s not something we developed. It’s something that has been worked on by experts over time and proven to work and proven to be a good investment.” Mayor De Blasio (CBSlocal)

    Let’s think about this for a minute. New York City instituted a “cashless bail policy” that goes into effect January 1, 2020. So instead of taking money IN to release people accused of crimes with cash bail, they’re going to SPEND at least $12 Million. “Good investment?” Reports say that approximately 900 criminals will be released under the new program in mid-December.

    The reform program eliminates “cash

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