Bloomberg Credits New Programs For NYC Crime Drop

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/10/nyregion/10CRIM.html Crime continues to fall in New York City even though it is rising in some other places. The New York Times says the administration of Mayor Michael Bloomberg credits a series of selective crime-fighting initiatives. Operation Impact redeployed 800 police officers into 61 crime pockets around the city. Since then, homicides in those areas have dropped nearly 47 percent compared with the same period last year, while robberies fell 43 percent and grand larceny crimes . . .

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