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: Sources: Suspect In Shooting Of NYPD Officers Had Multiple Weapons, Including AR-15 With 20 Rounds Hidden Under Mattress
But the NYPD says murders in the city increase by 79%.READ MORE: Rangers Stay Red Hot, Take Down Kings In Shootout
Shootings went up 64%, while burglaries rose 34%.MORE NEWS: Knicks' Late Rally Falls Short In Road Loss To Cavaliers
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.