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Mayor Michael Bloomberg: Citywide crime rate down by 33 percent for historic low

The mayor attributes the drop to smart policing,

The mayor attributes the drop to smart policing, tough gun laws and heroic work by the NYPD. (July 22, 2013 6:45 PM)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that crime across the city is down by 33 percent, putting it on pace to break records for a new historic low.

The mayor gave his mid-year crime update in a weekly radio address Sunday, attributing the drop to smart policing, tough gun laws and heroic work by the men and women of the NYPD.

Bloomberg also reported that murders and shootings are down by 29 percent...

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