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But -- back everyone -- the keys to curbing gun violence be answered by reducing crime more effectively.
That's exactly how our next -- tackle crime back in the 1990s when he was head of the new York city police department so how do you do it.
-- -- -- -- -- former.
NYPD police commissioner also out in Los Angeles is welcome to -- that you need to thank you so you think that you like the symbolism.
Of president Obama's plan package that you say it all comes down to people's -- He -- -- -- mean that they.
To gun control has many facets to what -- assault weapons -- -- -- an element significant symbolism but the reality is what you wanna do is control behavior the behavior people.
And that's what we did in the ninety's -- -- this week I did in Los Angeles.
For seven years.
Crime is caused by people you focus on the behavior.
And one of the behavioral changes is -- that everybody that wants -- of fire on pastor basically submit to an ID check that's a form of behavior control.
A lot of flaws a lot of tools necessary but effectively what you're doing -- you're trying to control behavior.
Rights and you say that that supersedes.
Legislation I just want to show some crime stats from New York when you were in charge here in the ninety's so murders fell 70% -- that down 61.
Robbery down 55%.
Burglary down 53%.
What do -- do significantly about the.
In -- when we have a very assertive police force for the very large police force but did the same thing in Los Angeles with a small police force over the same period of China and the crime reduction in LA is about the same.
You focus the police on controlling -- just such action -- change.
In the subways in New York duration it was epidemic in the early nineties we began arresting fare this.
And over time people can understand if you would be -- -- that you're going to be arrested you gonna be punished suing the gun crime if you commit a crime with a gun.
You need to do jail time when you -- possess a gun illegally -- needs to be punishment.
New York Times -- -- a -- days ago showing the disparity of punishment in New York City.
This -- gun controls in the country -- system in the Bronx and has some of the highest violence levels in the city.
31% of people involved in gun related violence end up being punished in Manhattan it's in the sixties -- seventies.
So that's in your -- the difference a real quickly there's this a new standard that the New York police department.
Might be using eventually.
To find concealed weapons on people -- can actually see them using this new kind of device it's a prototype though is it anywhere near to coming to reality.
Don't do as best I can show the news accounts yesterday.
In the places is because -- -- -- is here on the set.
But it's a technology that's intended to be out of keep focused on in Syria and determine if people had -- if any of them partially carrying a firearm.
Something maybe one affected -- with Jack Maple -- she is going we're putting in NYPD.
-- a half dozen bloodhounds put a sign on the mug on detection dog and walk around the neighborhood with a dog act guarantees people wouldn't be sitting.
And continental us behavioral way of approaching that and you've got the job done in both of those cities -- Bill Bratton former and YC police commissioner and -- -- way.
Great to -- -- thank you.
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