Latest Articles Tagged "crime stats"
Police say they made more gun arrests between April and June than in any quarter since 1995.
The NYPD says there were 86 anti-Jewish hate crimes in the city in the first three months of this year.
"He gave us for the statistics for the 108 and the neighborhood, and everything is up. All the crime rates are up."
According to police data, there were 147 murders across the city in the first half of 2018&, up 8 percent from the same period last year,
As the headline says: New York City has not been the setting for one single murder or homicide for an entire week.
It's one thing to be self-congratulatory and tout in an email that you'll be stepping onstage to "Empire State Of Mind;" it's another thing to treat "Fire Fatalities" and homicides like they're retired basketball superstars.
NPR asked a couple experts what the new numbers mean, and found aggressive police tactics like much-debated stop-and-frisk aren't necessarily the answer to lower crime rates.
Watch some of the NYPD's warning videos!
According to the Times, "Police officers said that it was common for supervisors.. to dictate to police officers how to classify a crime."
Bloomberg defended the city's stop-and-frisk program and touted lower crime numbers in an appearance at a Harlem block party in the 32nd Precinct—later, a man and two women were shot in that same precinct.