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Old 07-12-2018, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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Can we create the old Crime Thread? I remember in the past we had a yearly sticky thread called "2011 Official NYC Crime Thread" then 2012 and so on..

Time to Make NYC Forum Great Again.
So go ahead and do it, I'll sticky it.
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:43 AM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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Are you having a bad week? The 80s sucked.
I'm not having a bad week but it's really not a big deal, everything goes in cycles.

The people freaking out about crime really haven't experienced much.
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:11 AM
 
Location: Straddling two worlds
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I'm not having a bad week but it's really not a big deal, everything goes in cycles.

The people freaking out about crime really haven't experienced much.
Yeah I guess that’s true. And really true about the cycles. Love my buses
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:26 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Anyone have available crime stats for this year so far? Is it a noticeable uptick compared with prior years?
Murders And Rapes Rise In NYC
Murders And Rapes Rise In NYC: Gothamist


"the first six months of this year saw a spike in the number of rapes and murders, the NYPD announced on Tuesday.

According to police data, there were 147 murders across the city in the first half of 2018—an 8 percent jump from the same period last year Fifty-one of those homicides have occurred in the Bronx, where there's also been an uptick in fatal shootings, up to 29 from just 17 this time last year.

The number of rapes has also increased by 33 percent this year, a stat the NYPD sees as somewhat positive, because that crime is so often under-reported."



Welcome to Bozo World, where more rapes is a good thing!!!
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:30 PM
 
Location: Nashville TN, Cincinnati, OH
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NYC felt safe, I was just in NYC in May it was fine still safer than Chicago and LA and cities among the world of it's size. Manhattan is really safe I could be wrong on the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens thou.
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:35 PM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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NYC felt safe, I was just in NYC in May it was fine still safer than Chicago and LA and cities among the world of it's size. Manhattan is really safe I could be wrong on the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens thou.
It is safe

Trust me this is nothing

About 30% of the regular posters on the NYC forum lived here when it was not safe.

I can name names but they know who they are.
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:57 PM
 
Location: Straddling two worlds
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It is safe

Trust me this is nothing

About 30% of the regular posters on the NYC forum lived here when it was not safe.

I can name names but they know who they are.
I lived here when it was not safe. Night and day compared to then. Never felt safer.
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Old 07-13-2018, 04:44 AM
 
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It is safe

Trust me this is nothing

About 30% of the regular posters on the NYC forum lived here when it was not safe.

I can name names but they know who they are.
I remember when apartment break ins were the rage, when the subway had no air conditioning, and when the city was literally crumbling.

This doesn’t justify not fixing current problems. The city being better than the 80s is no excuse not to do anything to make things better.
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:36 AM
 
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Murders And Rapes Rise In NYC
Murders And Rapes Rise In NYC: Gothamist


"the first six months of this year saw a spike in the number of rapes and murders, the NYPD announced on Tuesday.

According to police data, there were 147 murders across the city in the first half of 2018—an 8 percent jump from the same period last year Fifty-one of those homicides have occurred in the Bronx, where there's also been an uptick in fatal shootings, up to 29 from just 17 this time last year.

The number of rapes has also increased by 33 percent this year, a stat the NYPD sees as somewhat positive, because that crime is so often under-reported."



Welcome to Bozo World, where more rapes is a good thing!!!
The police and advocates have been attributing the significant increase in reported rapes to the #metoo movement and a NYPD campaign encouraging more women to come forward.

NYC Sees an Increase in the Number of Reported Rapes… Is #MeToo Why? | Observer
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:54 AM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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I remember when apartment break ins were the rage, when the subway had no air conditioning, and when the city was literally crumbling.

This doesn’t justify not fixing current problems. The city being better than the 80s is no excuse not to do anything to make things better.
Everything goes through cycles.
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