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Life In New York City, Where Arrests Are Down And Tickets Are Rarities - NYTimes.com

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23:  New York Police Department officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by polic
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: New York Police Department officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on February 23, 2013 in New York City. The march, which consisted of a few hundred people, started in the Bronx borough of New York and marched into the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

In a city of more than eight million people and 33 million subway rides a week, police officers arrested or ticketed just 22 people for jumping the turnstile last week. In the same period a year ago, nearly 1,400 fare-beaters were caught.

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