NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New police reforms came Thursday as the NYPD released its latest crime stats.
During the month of May, overall crime decreased compared to the same period last year.READ MORE: New York Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker Testifies At State Hearing On Nursing Home COVID Deaths
But the NYPD says murders in the city increase by 79%.READ MORE: NYPD Chief Of Department Terence Monahan To Retire, Join Mayor's Recovery Team
Shootings went up 64%, while burglaries rose 34%.MORE NEWS: Third Stimulus Check: When Could You Get Another Economic Relief Payment?
The NYPD says its summer all-out initiative is in effect this year, which will have hundreds of officers patrolling neighborhoods that have had upticks in crimes.