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Hard times as NYC soft on crime, doomed by reforms

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It’s beginning to look like ­going soft on crime — especially juvenile crime — wasn’t such a hot idea. Is it time to reform New York’s “reforms”?

Obviously, it is.

And a reasonable place to begin is with those concerning children who bear adult arms — and who use them with deadly abandon.

The problem is stark and clear, the most recent example being three murders in The Bronx — teenagers killed by other teenagers in what police say were gang-related tit-for-tat shootings of a sort not seen regularly in New York since the ’90s.

That is, not since the last time New York grew tired of the bloody consequences of lax law enforcement and concentrated its prodigious energies on protecting all of its citizens.

The results were spectacular — a city so secure that over time safe........

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