Crime Rate

Crime Down In Stamford; Ranked 16th Safest City In U.S.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.
Despite Drop In Stops And Frisks, Kelly Calls Policy 'Long Term Issue'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.
NYPD Commish Kelly Credits 'Proactive Policing' For Continuing Drop In CrimeIn 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.
Low Crime Numbers Have New Yorkers Feeling Comfortable In Central Park After DarkIt'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.
Mayor Bloomberg Defends NYPD Anti-Terror SurveillanceBloomberg said no one should generalize about any group, but authorities must respond to the threat of criminal activity.
Long Island Sees Double-Digit Drop In Crime RateCrime on Long Island is down significantly, according to new stats from the New York State Department of Criminal Services.
Report: NYC Remains Safest Big City In The U.S.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.
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