The NYPD is reporting that during the first two months of 2019, murders and rapes increased drastically in all five city boroughs.
CBS 2 reports:
According to the NYPD’s weekly CompStat reports, 51 murders were reported through Feb. 24 – a staggering 50-percent increase from the same point last year.
Authorities are reporting a 23.6 percent increase in rapes in 2019. There have been 267 cases reported through Feb. 24, with 31 coming in just a seven-day period from Feb. 18-24.
Sex crimes in the city have skyrocketed–from 459 in 2018 to 580 through the same time period in 2019–a 26 percent increase.
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