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Five most recent columns

November 23, 2015
A Policeman's Lot
“A policeman’s lot is not a happy one,” Gilbert and Sullivan wrote 150 years ago. NYPD’s James Secreto and Diana Pizzuti would probably agree.

November 16, 2015
Paris Terror: Call On Ray Kelly
It wasn’t Bill Bratton who Mayor de Blasio lauded to ease the fears of New Yorkers in the wake of the ISIS attacks in Paris.

November 9, 2015 
Where Is Zach?
Readers, do you know the Gothic novel “Jane Eyre”? Jane, a poor girl, falls in love with her rich master, Edward Rochester, who wants to marry her. But, unbeknownst to Jane, he has hidden his deranged wife in his mansion’s attic so that no one will know she exists.

November 2, 2015
Is the NYPD Pulling Back? Bratton Says No. Others Say Yes.
Is the NYPD pulling back in fighting crime?

October 26, 2015
Blacks and Police: No Winners Here
It seems you can’t win with the police if you are black.

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