The 40th NYPD Precinct is seen in Mott Haven on Monday, Aug. 21, 2023.
Photo Camille Botello
The following is an analysis of crime statistics in Bronx NYPD precincts comparing data from the Jan. 1, 2022 – Sept. 20, 2022 period with data from the Jan. 1, 2023 – Sept. 20, 2023 period. The statistics are provided through the NYPD’s CompStat data center, which tracks crimes across all five boroughs.
Felony assault is on the rise in almost every single Bronx NYPD precinct over the last week compared to the same period in 2022. The increase is largest in the 40th Precinct, where felony assaults have increased by 19.4% year to date. In 2022, there were 597 incidents year to date, compared with 713 incidents this year.
The 40th Precinct serves the neighborhoods of Port Morris, Mott Haven and Melrose.
The only case where the rate of felony assault did not increase compared to the same period last year was in the 50th Precinct, where the numbers remained flat. In both years, there were 155 cases of felony assault in the 50th Precinct over this timeframe.
The 50th Precinct covers the neighborhoods of Riverdale, Fieldston, Kingsbridge, Marble Hill and Spuyten Duyvil.
Grand larceny auto also continues to rise in each precinct. The largest rate of increase from last year was in the northeast Bronx’s 45th Precinct, where there was a 82.5% increase in grand larceny compared to the same period in 2022. Last year there were 212 grand larceny incidents, but this year that number has jumped to 387.
The 45th precinct covers Throggs Neck, Co-op City and City Island, in addition to 6 miles of parks and 10.6 miles of waterfront.
— Camille Botello contributed to this report
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