Just the Facts: Crime In New York City

Crime in New York City continues to decline, significantly. As of this morning, New York City is safer than it was last year. The city has experienced 101 fewer shootings and 11 fewer homicides year to date, when compared to last year (as of 6 a.m. on September 28, 2016).

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Since the height of stop, question, and frisk in 2011, murders are down -31.65% in New York City:

homicides-11-15Since the height of stop, question, and frisk in 2011, shootings are down -24.63% in New York City:

shootings-11-15Since the height of stop, question, and frisk in 2011, overall crime is down -1.24% in New York City:

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Stop, question, and frisks since 2011 have decreased nearly -97% in New York City:

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Year 7 majors (total crime) Homicides Shootings Stop, question & frisk
2005 133,773 540 1533 399,043
2006 128,155 596 1565 508,540
2007 121,019 496 1443 468,932
2008 117,973 523 1519 531,159
2009 106,789 471 1420 575,304
2010 105,639 536 1473 601,055
2011 107,236 515 1510 684,330
2012 111,779 419 1373 533,042
2013 111,781 335 1103 191,558
2014 107,216 333 1172 46,235
2015 105,906 352 1138 22,939