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https://nypost.com/2020/05/02/de-blasio-is-using-coronavirus-to-empty-nyc-jails-at-publics-expense/

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“They are literally celebrating that they have less than 4,000 incarcerated,” Bratton fumed Sunday. He says in reality, the state’s botched bail reform, and the failed attempt to fix it this year, “created another virus”: a “criminal-justice virus.”

And now, under the guise of containing COVID, City Hall is now emptying jails even faster, worsening the problem: As The Post reported, 50 of the first 1,500 who were released were already rearrested — and some of them released yet again.