In New York, crime spike is top of voters’ minds
The leading Democrats vying to become New York’s next mayor are promising more policing – a sign of how the debate has moved since last summer’s call to “defund the police.”
Sami Shamlan came to New York 11 years ago hoping to give his family a better life. A lawyer in Yemen, he now spends 10 to 12 hours a day driving for Uber to show his four children “what an American work ethic looks like.” But lately, he’s been losing faith in the American dream.
Crime has gotten so...