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New York Mayor Touts Record Crime Lows In Face Of Restive NYPD

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Hoping to shift the narrative from a stormy December of police reform protests and the murder of two officers, New York City Mayor Bill de...

Wake Up, People! New York Crime Still Exists

Martin Kleinman | Posted 07.20.2013 | New York
Martin Kleinman

As part of my quest to keep you safe, I've assembled this checklist of my favorite anti-crime tips. Commit them to memory. Then, focus! I don't care if it's 2013, not 1977. You're in New York City, not Candyland.

Bloomberg's Rockefeller Legacy

Kate Rubin | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Kate Rubin

Mayor Bloomberg's legacy is in danger of looking a lot like Governor Rockefeller's. Just like the Rockefeller Drug Laws, policing policies under Mayor Bloomberg have proven to be costly, harmful and racially biased. But it's not too late for New York to change.

Thieves Steal Jewelry From Two Toddlers In Separate Brooklyn Incidents

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.27.2012 | New York

While times have certainly been tough, some thugs in Brooklyn are taking their hard luck out on the most innocent victims: toddlers. Michael Andre...

Bloomberg Says NYC Crime Is Down

Posted 12.29.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg held a news conference on Wednesday to announce that New York City crime was down in 2011, despite statistics saying that major crime ...

How Safe Are New York Streets For Women?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg says women should feel safer than ever in New York City. But some women disagree with Bloomberg's assertion that females "could walk ...

Kelly Annouces New Panel To Review Iffy Crime Stats

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New Year reliably brings a slew of statistics about New York City's poverty levels, employment and crime rates. But critics are charging that rec...

Brooklyn's 75th Precinct Facing Rising Tide Of Crime

nydailynews.com | By Rocco Parascandola | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The 75th Precinct in East New York, Brooklyn, leads the city when it comes to the four most violent crimes: murders, rapes, robberies and felony assau...

NYPD Stats: City Murder Rate Up 23% In 2010

nydailynews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Murders are up sharply in the city this year, with startling increases in gunplay across the five boroughs, a Daily News study of NYPD statistics show...

Brooklyn Crime Rate May Be Low But Residents Still Live In Fear

nydailynews.com | By Jake Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When it comes to crime, East New York continues to be a world apart from the borough and the rest of the city: Murders rose, logging a 41% increase l...

NYPD: Record-Setting Drop In Crime, 457 Murders Projected

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg say 2009 is another record-setting year in crime reduction. New f...

NYC On Pace For Record-Low Number Of Murders

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — More New Yorkers are out of work, and the cash-strapped city isn't graduating a new class of police cadets this year. And yet crime i...