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Bratton Points to Dropping Crime Stats to Defend His Tenure as Commissioner

Though shootings are up, the NYPD Commissioner said that crime is down overall.

Downtown Brooklyn »

NYPD Takes Fewer Guns Off the Streets as Shootings Rise, Stats Show

The latest data from police show that illegal gun recoveries have reached a new low.

Hunts Point »

3 People Arrested for Shooting Deaths of Two Bronx Cabdrivers, Police Say

The suspects were arrested in the deaths of Maodo Kane and another cabdriver, police said.

Civic Center »

NYPD Deploying Hundreds More Officers in High-Crime Areas This Summer

There will be more than 300 officers reassigned to precincts with the most shootings.

Civic Center »

Despite Bloody Weekend, Shootings Were Down Last Week: NYPD Data

Shootings are up 8 percent this year, but the NYPD got some respite with fewer incidents this week.  

Crown Heights »

Shootings on the Rise in Crown Heights, NYPD Stats Show

Four people were shot within a 12-hour period this week, police said.

Civic Center »

Bratton Calls Nearly 10 Percent Rise in Shootings a 'Reality' of NYC Crime

The commissioner said the nearly 10 percent rise in shootings was the reality of crime in the city.

Jamaica »

Council Caucus Demands 1,000 New Officers Amid Shooting Increase

Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton have said existing staffing levels are sufficient.

Civic Center »

Crime Creeping Back Up After De Blasio Touts Record Lows

A month after Mayor de Blasio heralded historic lows, new NYPD stats show a rise in homicides.

Jamaica »

Shootings Drop More Than 30 Percent in Jamaica, Police Say

The number of shootings in the 103rd Precinct decreased by nearly 32 percent last year.

Crown Heights »

Cops Eye Ebbets Field Apartments in Neighborhood Crime Spike

Police say shootings and other crimes keep turning up links to Ebbets Field. 

Civic Center »

Bloomberg to Begin Releasing Weekly Murders and Shooting Updates

The year-to-date updates will show a bigger crime drop than in 2012, according to the mayor's office.

Bed-Stuy »

Kelly Joins Concerned Grandmothers in Bed-Stuy Anti-Violence Rally

Commissioner Ray Kelly joined Grandmother's Love Over Violence at a rally in Bed-Stuy on Tuesday.

Long Island City »

Queensbridge Residents Hold Meeting After Elderly Blind Tenant is Robbed

Residents held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss rising crime in the development.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Six Men Shot Overnight Across Brooklyn, Staten Island

Hours before dusk hit, gunfire erupted in Staten Island, kicking off a night of flying bullets.