New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2002-099

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 099
Friday, September 6, 2002



New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor George A. Pataki, And Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly To Add Names Of Fallen Officers To Memorial Wall In Battery Park City In Ceremony On Monday, September 9

NYPD Transparency

The NYPD provides information 24 hours a day, seven days week to the press and public Also, vast amounts of data are routinely made available to the public , press, and others, among them:

CompStat Data on the Department's Web Page

  • Every week, the Department posts the CompStat data sheet for every precinct, borough, and Citywide on its web page.
  • There is a two week delay in posting the CompStat data sheets online in order for the Department to verify the accuracy of the data prior to public dissemination.
  • The CompStat data sheets contain crime data covering the FBI designated seven major crime classifications (Murder, Rape, Robbery, Felonious Assault, Burglary, Grand Larceny, and Grand Larceny Auto).
  • CompStat data sheets also compare current crime conditions with the previous year broken down by week-to-date, the 28-day period, and year-to-date. The data sheets also provide a historical perspective and trace crime data back to 1990.
  • The Department posts the CompStat data on its web page so that members of the public can have access to up-to-date information regarding crimes that affect their communities.
  • The CompStat data sheets contain 680 data points.

Stop, Question, and Frisk Data on the Department’s Web Page

  • The Department recently posted Stop, Question, and Frisk data on its web page.
  • The data is made available in SPSS portable file format and has been stored in a zip file archive. After downloading, the zip archive must be extracted to access the SPSS portable file.
  • To assist the user with data interpretation, a separate file is posted online that describes the layout of the records and identifies the codes used.
  • Data for the years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 are provided in separate zip archives.
  • Stop, question, and frisk data will be posted annually after it is formatted and reviewed for accuracy.

Other Data Available on the Department’s Web Page

  • Domestic Violence statistics and media related to Domestic Violence.
  • Data of Crime and Enforcement from Year End of 2008 through the First Six Months of 2010.

NYPD Quarterly Report to the City Council

  • In 2001, the quarterly report, commonly referred to as the “Vallone Reportâ€, was mandated by NYC Administrative Code § 14-150, entitled “Police Department Reporting Requirementsâ€.
  • The report contains information regarding the Department’s training materials, procedural changes, staffing levels, and crime and enforcement in New York City.
  • The report that was submitted for the second quarter of 2010 contained approximately 6,262 data points including:
    • Crime
    • Reasonable Suspicion Stops
    • Radio Runs
    • Response Times
    • Personnel
    • Summons
    • Arrests
    • Training Materials

Citywide Performance Reporting (CPR)

  • An electronic performance management tool, with a single point of access on nyc.gov, that provides a uniform, standardized reporting format across all agencies and all data types.
  • Updated monthly.
  • Contains 620 data points (12 total categories: 8 categories, with reporting for citywide totals and each precinct (8x77); 4 categories reporting citywide total only (4x1).

District Resource Statement

  • The District Resource Statement (DRS) is prepared by the Office of Management and Budget. Sections 2707 and 2708 of the New York City Charter require that agencies report to the City's 59 community boards expense budget and service information at the agency's service district level.
  • Submitted annually according to fiscal year.
  • The Department’s submission for FY 2010 contained approximately 5,441 data points.

Firearms Discharge Report

  • The report summarizes the details regarding all firearms discharges by police.
  • The report is published annually according to calendar year.
  • The report presents statistical data in several different formats and includes in depth analysis. It varies in size each year but is generally between 50-60 pages in length.
  • The report includes data regarding the number of rounds fired by officers, the officers’ actions prior to shooting, subjects’ actions prior to shooting, reasons for the firearms discharges, race/ethnicity of all officers and perpetrators involved, experience/years-of-service of all officers involved, etc.

Mayor's Management Report (MMR)

  • Provides performance highlights and statistics for agencies, as well as data on inquiries received by 311.
  • The report is published twice a year. (Twice a year: full fiscal year and four month preliminary fiscal year)
  • Contains 123 data points (70 within main NYPD portion of MMR; 53 NYPD portion of Vehicle Fleets and Maintenance Sections).

My Neighborhood Statistics

  • Available on nyc.gov, provides users with the ability to quickly display community information based on a street address or intersection. Color-shaded maps also allow for easy comparisons of highs and lows in different neighborhoods.
  • Published annually according to fiscal year.
  • Contains 684 data points (9 individual categories for each of the 76 precincts).

Uniform Crime Reporting

  • In 1930, the FBI began collecting, publishing, and archiving statistics regarding crime from various law enforcement agencies throughout the country. Today, several annual statistical publications, such as the comprehensive Crime in the United States, are produced from data provided by nearly 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States.
  • The Department submits crime data regarding complaints for the seven major index crimes to the FBI semi-annually.
  • The Department submits crime data regarding complaints for hate crime offenses to the FBI quarterly.
  • The FBI publishes this data in its annual statistical publications and on its website.

New York City Mayor’s Office Website

  • The Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence provides murder statistics related to domestic violence that were released by the Department.
  • Annual Fact Sheet - The Mayor’s Office provides family related homicides from the NYPD.
    • Annual Fact Sheet lists murders citywide and by borough from 2002 to 2009
    • Quarterly Fact Sheet lists murders citywide and by borough for the current year.

New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ (DCJS) Website

  • UCR Index Crimes reported by the Department from 2005-2009.
  • Hate Crimes Statistics are available by county and citywide from 2004 – 2008.
  • 2009 Domestic Violence statistics listed by county.
  • Adults Arrested in NY – categorized by Felony, Drug, Violent, DWI, Other, Misdemeanor, Drug, DWI, Property, and Other. Includes the years of 2000 – 2009. Updated since 1/27/2010.
  • Dispositions of Adult arrest by Country and Region - provides NYPD arrest statistics between the years 2005-2009


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