Fewest Murders Ever Recorded In New York City in 2013

Fewest Murders Ever Recorded In New York City in 2013

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nyc-copNew York City had fewer murders in 2013 than any year in its recorded history, according to a statement from the mayor’s office, which announced a 20 percent drop from even last year’s record low.

The less-than-a-murder-a-day rate is a dramatic change from 2001, when there were 641 murders in New York City, and from 1991, when the murder rate skyrocketed to a record-high 2,245.

 

(READ the story from Huffington Post)

Photo of NYC policeman by GA Weis-Corbley

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