Crime Statistics

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