Op-ed | Proposed parole reform would be deadly encore to new bail laws


In 2020, the year bail reform became effective, shootings doubled within the five boroughs and homicides increase nearly 50 percent — and 2021 is not looking much better.

Now the Albany politicians that gave us bail reform, are using a similar playbook to drastically overhaul the state’s parole system and limit the state parole board’s discretion to deny parole to inmates with troubling histories.