Year-to-date overall crimes are down -1.4% this year, representing 1,149 fewer victims and putting the city on track to drop below 97,000 total crimes by the end of 2018.Read More
A new law designed to stop unconstitutional police searches is less than a week old, but its rollout and implementation is already encountering criticism from police reform advocates. Many leading reformers say the bill is too watered down — and that they don’t expect the NYPD to follow through in the first place.
Murder dropped boroughwide last month, contributing to a citywide decrease in crime that resulted in the safest July on record and earned plaudits from top city officials. But in Queens, the number of shooting incidents, shooting victims and rapes all increased in Queens over the past 28 days.Read More
Top NYPD brass joined Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press conference Tuesday to announce that New York City had the lowest number of reported crimes during the first six months of 2018 than in any previous six-month period.Read More