Tag Archive: San Fran City Govt’s Response to Rising Crime Rate: Change ‘Convicted Felon’ to ‘Justice-Involved Person’


on August 22, 2019 in World News

San Fran City Govt’s Response to Rising Crime Rate: Change ‘Convicted Felon’ to ‘Justice-Involved Person’

by Andrew Stiles Crime industry welcomes “person first” terminology San Francisco is a city in decline. The cartoonish wealth of Silicon Valley surrounds an urban landscape beset by rampant homelessness and the highest property-crime rate in the country. Also, poop. Local officials are doing everything in their power to confront the city’s challenges, for example, by targeting a “racist” mural of George Washington at a high school bearing the founding father’s name. They are intent on doing something about all the crime as well, just not in the traditional way that most cities confront crime. The San Francisco Board...

by Andrew Stiles Crime industry welcomes “person first” terminology San Francisco is a city in decline. The cartoonish wealth of Silicon Valley surrounds an urban landscape beset by rampant homelessness and the highest property-crime rate in the country. Also,...

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