NYPD study: Police-involved shootings increased in 2012

According to the report, NYPD officers fired their guns in 45 incidents in 2012, compared to 36 times in 2011. The report also found that

A new NYPD study has found that police-involved shootings increased last year, in comparison to the year before.

A new NYPD study has found that police-involved shootings increased last year, in comparison to the year before. (11/20/13)

BROOKLYN - A new NYPD study has found that police-involved shootings increased last year, in comparison to the year before.

According to the report, NYPD officers fired their guns in 45 incidents in 2012, compared to 36 times in 2011. The report also found that 16 suspects were killed in those shootings in 2012, while only nine people were killed in 2011.

The numbers are part of an annual firearm discharge report made public by the NYPD.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A man has been hospitalized after a shooting 1 Police: Man hospitalized after shooting on Nostrand Avenue
Two teens attempting to jump from one rooftop 2 Teen dies trying to jump between rooftops
Bay Ridge held its annual St. Patrick's Day 3 Bay Ridge holds annual St. Patrick's Day parade
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 4 Neighborhood Brief for March 26
News 12's Dan Serafin visited Lincoln High School 5 Lincoln H.S. alumnus plays in Sweet 16 of NCAA Tourney

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE