In a turn of events, Gov. Kathy Hochul is now proposing a public safety package including making more crimes bail eligible in New York after weeks of being accused of ignoring the ongoing crime wave.
The plan, obtained by the New York Post, includes a measure that would give judges more discretion to order bail and detain criminal defendants for a series of additional crimes based on criminal history.
“For offenses that are not currently subject to arrest, police will have the ability (though not the requirement) to …
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