It may well come down to a matter of simple economics. "The costs associated with this thing could be prohibitive," says Feingold. "If we arrest a Delta Airlines employee here, we have to send a letter to Atlanta, and he might sue us up there. Then we're going to have to pay to travel there, and hire attorneys there, and everything else. There just seem to be more cost-effective ways to battle crime. The city just can't afford to be in court all the time.