Crime Statistics

FILE -- NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton  (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Reports Lowest Summer Shootings, Murders In 20 Years

Deputy Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Wednesday there were 82 murders and 345 shootings in the city between June 1 and Aug, 31.

09/03/2015

NYPD officers in Times Square on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: CBS2)

Major NYC Crimes On Pace For Record Low In 2015

The number of arrests so far in 2015 has fallen by about 35,000.

07/01/2015

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Only Borough Seeing Drop In Murders, Shootings

According to crime statistics released April 19, there have been three fewer murders this year compared to the same period in 2014. Shooting incidents are down 11.7 percent, and the number of shooting victims has fallen 15.7 percent.

04/27/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton discusses crime statistics on March 2, 2015, at police headquarters. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NYPD Stats Show Crime Down But Murders Up So Far In 2015

The NYPD released its latest crime statistics Monday, which showed there were 18 murders in February — six more than during the same month last yea

03/02/2015

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NYPD Ticket Writing Picking Up, But Still Lags Far Behind Normal Levels

While ticket activity was up last week, it was still well below normal levels.

01/19/2015

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Commissioner: Major Crime In Nassau County At All-Time Low

Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter announced Tuesday that major crime is down 9.5 percent.

01/13/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a news conference at the Ingersoll Houses in Brooklyn, on Dec. 2, 2014, to discuss crime statistics. (credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

De Blasio: Crime In NYC Continues To Fall

De Blasio said the city had its safest August to November period since at least 1994.

12/02/2014

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Touts Continued Drop In Crime

The latest stats show a 17 percent reduction in property crimes and an 8.5 percent decline in violent crime since 2012.

06/18/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Touts Crime Drop Since He Took Office

Homicides are down nearly 21 percent, and shooting incidents have fallen more than 14 percent compared to a year ago, de Blasio said.

03/11/2014

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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.

03/05/2014

Murder scene (file/credit: CBS 2)

New York City On Pace For Lowest Murder Rate In 50 Years

With just five days left in 2012, there would need to be a major spike in murders to top the record low of 471 murders set in 2009.

12/26/2012

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Nassau Residents Use Spike In Burglaries As Ammo In Fight To Keep Police Precincts Open

One of the wealthiest and safest counties in America is being targeted by thugs and thieves. Residents in Nassau County are living in fear with word that home invasions and burglaries have spiked more than 100 percent.

02/20/2012