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NYPD cracking down on subway sex crimes

Posted on July 25, 2014

Photo by Dave Hosford via Flickr
Photo by Dave Hosford via Flickr
NEW YORK CITY —  A police crackdown on sex crimes in New York City subways produced a sizable jump in arrests this year, due in part to more plainclothes officers being assigned to hunt for sexual predators, the Daily News reported.

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New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers made 128 arrests on charges of sex abuse or forcible touching through Sunday, compared to 104 such collars by the same point in 2013 — a 23% rise, NYPD statistics show.

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