The NYPD released citywide crime statistics for July, showing a 30.5% increase in crime across the five boroughs, especially in large-scale thefts, robberies and robberies.
Compared to July 2021, the number of mass shootings in Brooklyn, Southern Queens and Staten Island increased by 13.4%.
July homicides in the city also increased by 34% compared to last year.
However, the ministry reports that it has removed more than 4,300 guns from the streets. The report also found that in his first seven months of 2022, he had 63 fewer mass shooting victims than in the same period last year, and that year-to-date shootings he had decreased by 8.7%. also shows.
“Everyone who lives, works and visits here should be safe,” said Police Commissioner Keychant L. Sewell. “And members of the NYPD will not tolerate more.”
The NYPD announced a Saturday Night program in early June to combat rising crime rates. The program will improve his availability of gyms in the city by 30%. Athletic programs, activities and mentorship are also offered as alternatives to violence.