Why Bike Theftery Won’t Land You in Jail

This is lame:

The key, [Rohin Dhar, founder of the company Priceonomics] says: “There’s just no risk to the crime.”

Joe McCloskey, a police sergeant in the Tenderloin who set up stings to catch bike thieves in the act, agrees.

“Nobody went to jail,” McCloskey says. “It’s not a high-priority crime.”

“The Economics of Stealing Bikes” {npr}.