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01/18/2018 | Racial Justice
Published By:The New York Times

The High Cost of Policing

To the Editor:

“Crime Is Falling, but Police Levels Remain Robust” (news article, Jan. 8) raises important questions about the need to keep expanding police forces as crime falls. The United States spends a staggering $100 billion on policing a year. It also comes with serious trade-offs for municipalities short of cash.

Read the full letter here.