In Brooklyn and the Bronx — most of the crimes in the metro

In Brooklyn and the Bronx — most of the crimes in the metro

In November, the number of crimes committed in metro new York, rose slightly compared with last year.

This was yesterday, December 4, reported by the official representatives of the police Department of new York (NYPD). According to police, the «lion’s share» of crime in the subway is a steal, and committed by people who were already prosecuted.

In Brooklyn and the Bronx — most of the crimes in the metro

On average, per day in Metropolitan areas was 7,7 major crimes (or 232 per month). Of course, this applies only to reported cases. In November 2016, the crimes were 216. According to Dermot Shea, head of strategy for the fight against crime, the greatest growth of crimes noted in the Bronx and Brooklyn.

«Most often: pickpockets are recidivists on the F train, «hunting», for example, on the sleeping passengers. It’s a game of cat and mouse that lasts for years,» said AMNY Shea.

As stated by the Commissioner of the NYPD’s James O’neill, despite the actual increase in subway crime, these figures should be viewed in the context of others such as total number of passengers.

«Millions of residents and visitors to new York every day ride the subway. Millions of potential victims of criminals. So these numbers are actually low,» said O’neill.

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