New York City Murder Rate by Year

After spiking dramatically, the murder rate in New York City has fallen by almost 90% and is now at all-time lows.
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level 56
Jul 5, 2018
I've heard a lot about how much Giuliani did to reduce crime in the 90s, but I never realized just how much the murder rate dropped from 1990 to 2000.
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level 72
Jul 12, 2018
The book Freakonomic actually touches on this topic of the unexpected drop in New York crime during this period. Quite an interesting read, but caused abit of controversy
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level 77
Jul 12, 2018
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level 69
Jul 13, 2018
Giuliani took credit for a trend that was evident already when he took office.
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level 56
Nov 13, 2019
Yeah, I came to realize that after doing some more research on the topic. The reason for the drop in crime rate is widely debated but it definitely began in the early 90s before Giuliani took office.