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.

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But the NYPD says murders in the city increase by 79%.

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Shootings went up 64%, while burglaries rose 34%.

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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.