Coronavirus is taking over the law, too. Philadelphia police were ordered to stop making arrests for low-level offenses and non-violent crimes as of Tuesday morning. Native rap star Meek Mill took to Twitter to react to the new policy.
Meek likened the city of Philly to the video-game world of Grand Theft Auto.
The new rule states only warrants will be given out for crimes such as retail theft, burglary, vandalism, prostitution, and more.
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Citizens showed concern over the policy, some calling it a “purge.”
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Locals have seemingly reacted with fear, with some stocking up on self-protection and others abandoning the streets.
Locals have seemingly reacted with fear, with some stocking up on self-protection while others have abandoned the streets. WHICH IS BETTER??