Wednesday, March 01, 2006

New York MTA Crime Down with Cameras

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The crime rate in New York City's subways dropped 37 percent so far in 2006, with 318 felonies, compared to 510 in the same period last year, officials said.
In the beginning of 2005, there was a spike in robberies involving cell phones and iPods, but overall robberies are down 21 percent so far this year, the New York Daily News reported Sunday.
Grand larcenies have dropped 46 percent and assaults have fallen 55 percent, police crime statistics show. (MORE)