NYPD Commissioner: Critics of NYC Gunshot Mics Need to ‘Get a Life’


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On March 22, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, appearing on WABC’s The Rita Cosby Show, said people speaking critically of NYC’s new gunshot microphone system need to “get a life.”

Breitbart News previously reported on the installation of the ShotSpotter microphone system to capture the sounds of ongoing crime in heavily gun-controlled New York City. According to WNYC, a ShotSpotter system installed in Newark, New Jersey, sent gunshot alerts 3,632 times over a three-year period, yet resulted in only 17 arrests. “Seventy-five percent” of the alerts were false alarms.

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