New York City marked 3 new benchmarks in relation to crime benchmarks: the first time the total number of index crimes has fallen below 100,000; the first time the number of shooting incidents has fallen below 800; and the first time the total number of murders has fallen below 300.
Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner O'Neil held a press conference to discuss recent NYC crime statistics, highlighting the safe summer that NYC had and the safety precautions the City took for the US Open. The Mayor also spoke about the 9/11 first responders fund running out of money and time.
First Lady Chirlane McCray, joined by Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services and announced the launch of the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence to enhance the City’s strategic response to intimate partner violence, family violence, sexual assault, stalking and other crimes
Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner O'Neil held a press conference to discuss recent crime statistics and also discussed the importance of the new police precinct being built in a community in the Bronx.
First Lady Chirlane McCray and New York Police Department announced that the police department will provide more crime victims with the support and resources needed to recover from the trauma of experiencing a crime.
The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized Arches Transformative Mentoring and Supervised Release as two of the seven finalists in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition.
Mayor de Blasio announced that the NYC Department of Correction would house inmates consistent with their gender identity. In addition, DOC said they'd work with the NYC Commission on Human Rights to maintain the Transgender Housing Unit as an additional safe housing option for transgender inmates.
A report detailing NYCHA's continued failure to enforce its Permanent Exclusion policy for dangerous criminal offenses. The investigation also uncovered employees purchasing drugs from tenants and targets of the criminal investigation and other misconduct at NYCHA's Sheepshead/Nostrand Houses.
This report focuses on the 47 intimate partner homicide-suicide cases that occurred in New York City between 2010-2018. It provides demographic, geographical and agency contact data and relationship circumstances prior to the incident.
The de Blasio Administration announced nearly $4.5 million to fund a rapid increase of safety and security measures designed to immediately address violence against New York City Department of Correction officers.