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Bklink: Murder in Brooklyn is Up

October 20th, 2008 · No Comments

link-asterisk.jpg“Murder in Brooklyn is on the rise – but it’s not the usual suspects. In a dramatic turnaround, the borough’s traditionally less violent south Brooklyn neighborhoods had a 31.4% rise in murders so far this year – from 54 to 71. Meanwhile, north Brooklyn precincts – which the NYPD flooded with cops last year – had 23 fewer murders, or a 20.5% drop, the latest NYPD statistics show…”–NYDN

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