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Murder Rate Down In NYC

The NYPD announces a positive trend.

The NYPD sent out a short statement on Friday evening to announce that murder rates are down in 2012.

"As of today, there have been 136 murders in New York City, less than one a day and 20% lower than last year," the statement said.

The statement further announced that if the trend continues New York City will experience a record low by the year’s end.

There have been no murders in Bayside reported by police so far this year.

max May 19, 2012 at 10:37 AM
Stop and frisk is one of the reasons. Years ago we had a murder rate each year that hovered around 2000.

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