NYPD commissioner calls May drop in major crimes ‘astounding’

Crime continued to plummet in the city in May, according to figures released by the NYPD on Monday. There were 7,998 so-called index, or major, crimes reported in the month compared to 8,649 in May 2016, cops said. That’s a drop of 661 crimes or 7.6 percent, the department said. There were 24 murders reported…

Crime continued to plummet in the city in May, according to figures released by the NYPD on Monday. There were 7,998 so-called index, or major, crimes reported in the month compared to 8,649 in May 2016, cops said. That’s a drop of 661 crimes or 7.6 percent, the department said. There were 24 murders reported...

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