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DA Krasner Says Philadelphia Does Not Have a ‘Crisis of Lawlessness’

Kimberly Paynter
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on August 23, 2021.

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is pushing back on the notion that violence is on the rise in the city, despite the more than 500 people murdered so far this year. WHYY's Tom MacDonald has more.

(Original air-date: 12/8/21)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.