Over the first six months of 2013, the percentage of serious crimes and property crimes dropped 3.5 percent compared with the same timeframe in 2012.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly defends the use of stop-and-frisk as a crime-fighting tool even as new data shows that the number of stops in New York City over recent months fell to levels not seen in nearly 10 years.
In his State of the NYPD address Wednesday, police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly credit “proactive policing strategies” with keeping the murder rate in New York lower than that of any other major city, as well as preventing terrorist attacks.
It’s a sight, many couldn’t even imagine before — late night dog walking, jogging in the dark and women and children alone after sundown, in Central Park.
Bloomberg said no one should generalize about any group, but authorities must respond to the threat of criminal activity.
Crime on Long Island is down significantly, according to new stats from the New York State Department of Criminal Services.
NYC beat out San Jose and San Diego in an analysis released by the FBI – which ranked Index Crime rates of the 25 largest cities in the country.