NYC crime statistics

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during his executive budget presentation, May 7, 2015. (credit: Julie Jacobson-Pool/Getty Images)

Public Outcry Directed At Mayor De Blasio As NYC Murder Rate Shoots Up

With murders up double digits and his crime-fighting reputation on the line, Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to “get a lot of guns away from the bad guys.”

06/02/2015

Cadets sit in Madison Square Garden for graduation ceremony, Dec. 27, 2013 (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

2013 On Track For Fewest Murders Ever Recorded In New York City

With just days left before leaving office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly took time Friday to reflect on their legacies.

12/27/2013

NYPD crime statistics

NYPD: Crime Spikes Dramatically In Parts Of Big Apple

New York City’s overall crime rate could increase for the first time in decades, driven by alarming spikes in murder, rapes and robberies in many neighborhoods.

08/22/2011