De Blasio Denies That The NYPD Fudges Crime Stats. The Truth Is More Complicated.
"They're looking to put political pressure on Albany to make it look a little worse than it is, because they want to blame the bail reform act," a former NYPD Captain says.
Mar 6, 2020 4:23 PM
NYC Shooting Incidents Approach All-Time Low As 2016 Draws To Close
The city may see its first year with fewer than 1000 incidents since the NYPD starting keeping track.
Updated: Dec 28, 2016 1:51 PM
As Crime Continues To Fall, NYPD Sees An Uptick In Assaults On Cops
An increase in violent crime arrests across New York City may be correlated to an increase in assaults on law enforcement officers.
Updated: Oct 4, 2016 1:59 PM
After Apathetic First Response, Cops Arrest Uber & Lyft Driver Who Allegedly Assaulted Cyclist
The arrest comes four days after a Gothamist story highlighting the incident.
Updated: Aug 30, 2016 4:14 PM
Cyclist Says Uber Driver Assaulted Her In Front Of Cops & They Did Nothing
"He went wild on me."
Updated: Aug 29, 2016 3:06 PM
NYPD Aims To "Eradicate" Slashings With "Operation Cutting Edge"
The mayor and police commissioner blame drunk club-goers for much of the violence.
Updated: Mar 22, 2016 3:56 PM
Interactive NYPD Map Lets You View Latest Crime Stats Block By Block
When asked whether CompStat encourages the NYPD's use of quotas, Bratton said that idea is "bullshit."
Updated: Feb 23, 2016 4:36 PM
NYPD Says Beat Cops Will Soon Know What Crimes Are Trending Where
It should be available in the next three months.
Updated: Nov 4, 2015 3:13 PM
Whistleblower Cop Adrian Schoolcraft Settles Lawsuit Against City For $600K
The city said the settlement is not an admission of wrongdoing, but the wrongdoing is extensively documented.
Updated: Sep 30, 2015 11:59 AM
This Has Been The Safest Summer On Record In NYC, According To NYPD Stats
Still, there have been 13 more murders so far this year than there were at the same time last year.
Updated: Sep 3, 2015 2:52 PM
19 Cops Accused Of Downgrading Crimes In The Bronx
While the 40th Precinct reported a 14% decrease in overall crime in 2014, that decrease has now been corrected to 11.4%.
Updated: Jul 17, 2015 6:02 PM
Crime Is Down, But Why?
Murder is down by 6.8% since last year, and 83% since 1993; rape has decreased 2.9%, and 58% over the last 21 years; robberies have declined 14.4% and 80%, the lowest amount ever recorded.
Updated: Dec 3, 2014 2:05 PM
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