New York City Murder Rate by Year

New York City's murder rate skyrocketed in the late 1960s, stayed high for two decades, but plummeted in the 1990s. Today, New York City is one of the safer large cities in the United States.
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Level 71
Jul 5, 2018
I've heard a lot about how much Giuliani did to reduce crime in the 90s, but I never realized just how much the murder rate dropped from 1990 to 2000.
Level 80
Jul 12, 2018
The book Freakonomic actually touches on this topic of the unexpected drop in New York crime during this period. Quite an interesting read, but caused abit of controversy
Level 83
Jul 12, 2018
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Jun 28, 2021
Level 80
Jul 13, 2018
Giuliani took credit for a trend that was evident already when he took office.
Level 71
Nov 13, 2019
Yeah, I came to realize that after doing some more research on the topic. The reason for the drop in crime rate is widely debated but it definitely began in the early 90s before Giuliani took office.
Level 55
Apr 10, 2021
If only we could have that Giuliani back...
Level 45
May 14, 2021
Pretty sure by 2020 this figure was way high