Safest Big City? Mayor And NYPD Say Crime Is Down -- But Murders, Shootings, Hate Crimes All Rose In 2019As of Dec. 22, murders, robberies, felony assaults, shootings, sex crimes, and hate crimes are all on the rise through the five boroughs.
NYPD Changing How It Records Sex Crimes, Adds More Assaults To What Constitutes RapeUntil the change, Compstat had been reporting misdemeanor sex crimes had significantly been on the rise all year.
Outgoing NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Attends Last CompStat MeetingBill Bratton started his last full day leading America's biggest police department by attending his final CompStat meeting.
NYPD Makes Detailed Crime Statistics Available To Public As Bratton Denies Arrest Quota AllegationsThe mayor said information gives power to the public.
Mayor De Blasio Promotes Plan For Struggling NYC SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio promoted his plan to boost the performance of struggling schools by providing extra support during a visit to a Queens high school Thursday.
NYPD Ticket Writing Picking Up, But Still Lags Far Behind Normal LevelsWhile ticket activity was up last week, it was still well below normal levels.
'Predictive Policing' Proving Effective On Long IslandBoth Nassau and Suffolk counties credit the new method for some of the lowest crime stats on record. The programs were modeled after the NYPD's CompStat efforts.
Thompson Unveils Plan To Reform Stop-And-FriskThe Democrat said protecting civil rights and preventing crime do not have to be competing ideas.
New Database To Help Crack Down On Prescription Drug-Related Crime In N.Y.Sen. Charles Schumer, who pushed the Drug Enforcement Administration for its creation, called it the first of its kind in the country.
NYPD Appoints Panel To Study How It Tracks CrimeThe group will start work immediately and spend six months looking into whether crimes are being misclassified. It will review the department's Compstat crime reporting system.
Sharpton, NYPD Team Up To Get Guns Off StreetsSharpton and police Commissioner Ray Kelly on Friday announced they would host a summit on gun violence in December.