Peter Moskos is a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. He is the author of three previous books, including Cop in the Hood, an account of his time working for the Baltimore Police Department.
“There Is a Tendency to Romanticize the Gutter”: The Rebirth of Times Square, Port Authority and Bryant Park
An excerpt from the forthcoming oral history The Great New York City Crime Drop: Told by Those Who Were on the Job.
Fix Public Policy or Pay a Price
In 2022, a confluence of questionable reforms worked together to push crime higher.
Homicide: Life in the Stats
When national trends clash with on-the-ground realities