New York crime statistics

NYPD Brass Question Transit Cops over Spike in Subway Crimes

June 25, 2015

Crime is up in New York, and we’re told that nowhere has this been felt more than in the City’s subway system. If fact, subway crime is up close to 20% in the past month, compared to the same period last year. Statistics on the subject include subway robberies which are up by 65% over the past month, although they are up by only 10% this year. Assaults are also on the rise. Other recent […] Read On

Mayor calls NYC “safest big city” despite rise in shootings

June 23, 2015

When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned for his current post, he proposed changes in the city’s “stop and frisk” policy. This angered the cops, who told us that the policy was critical to fighting crime in the Big Apple. And with the increase in shootings in New York to date this year, critics are zooming in on a chance to say “I told you so.” Not so fast, according to the mayor. […] Read On

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