A local politician says the city was better off when stop-and-frisk was implemented.

Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-The Bronx) fired off Tuesday on the recent spike in crime across the city.

In a letter posted on his website, Diaz says criminals are running rampant because Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton got rid of stop-and-frisk. "While there are those who will argue against...

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