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    New York Buskers Getting Arrested Despite MTA Lawi
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    Tala Hadavi
    August 19, 2014 11:33 PM
    The arrests of public performers, or buskers, in New York City have increased drastically from just a year ago. This is a result of new city police commissioner William Bratton’s “broken windows” policing strategy that assumes targeting low-level crimes will deter more serious crimes. VOA Persian reporter Tala Hadavi met with a couple of buskers to find out more.

    New York Buskers Getting Arrested Despite MTA Law

    Tala Hadavi

    Published August 19, 2014

    The arrests of public performers, or buskers, in New York City have increased drastically from just a year ago. This is a result of new city police commissioner William Bratton’s “broken windows” policing strategy that assumes targeting low-level crimes will deter more serious crimes. VOA Persian reporter Tala Hadavi met with a couple of buskers to find out more.


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