NYPD increases patrols to combat spike in summer crime

Specifically, there will be an additional 134 new

Specifically, there will be an additional 134 new cops on the streets of the Bronx, and Brooklyn will gain 162. (Credit: News 12 )

More police officers will be patrolling the city streets this summer to help combat the spike in summer crime.

As part of the Summer All Out program, more than 1,000 officers are being sent into high-crime areas. The NYPD says this program will help decrease crime, though overall, the crime rate in New York City has dropped.

Citywide, there has been an 8 percent increase in shootings...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?


advertisement | advertise on News 12

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

News 12 is featuring great tips to help Nutrition tips for a healthier you Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Viewers weigh in on hot topics What are some of the best things in Find out what's Best in Brooklyn