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With the recent passing of two bills in the NYC Council to increase oversight of the NYPD, Commissioner Ray Kelly says the result will be an increase in crime in minority communities.

"I don’t get a policy reason for doing this, I get a political answer: I have to do it I’m running for re-election. This city has prospered because of low crime rates, real estate values have gone up; people feel it is safe.  If that changes, it will affect all of us. It will affect the economy. I don’t question their motives, I question their judgement, said Kelly.

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