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Crime In Parks

Crime in New  York City parks is up 40 percent compared to last year, City Councilman Peter Vallone said. (credit: CBS 2)

Councilman Vallone: Crime Stats For Parks Are Insufficient

With crime on the rise in New York City parks, and the number of officers patrolling them on the decline, the City Council has put pressure on the NYPD to keep parkgoers informed.

11/23/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill De Blasio (file / credit: Facebook)

De Blasio To NYPD: Start Providing Data On Crime In Parks

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is calling on the NYPD to provide data on crime in parks, in order to help prevent another sexual assault.

CBS New York–10/08/2012