nyc youth homicides down

NYPD: Homicides among youth drop 50 percent
NYPD: Homicides among youth drop 50 percent
Police Cristabelle Tumola 11/25/2013 at 2:57PM

A year after the NYPD announced an initiative combating loosely affiliated gangs, homicide rates among young people in the city have declined significantly. Since the implementation of the Police Department’s “Operation Crew Cut,” crime statistics show that murders among people ages 13 to 21 have fallen 50.6 percent from 87 to 43 through November 24, [...]