East New York's 75th Precinct. Photo: Google Maps.

Overall, crime is up in East New York, and in Brooklyn as a whole.

There has been an almost 39% increase in crime reported to East New York’s 75th Precinct during the week April 12 to April 18, compared to the same period last year.

There have been 57 incidents reported, including rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny auto. During the same two-week period last year, there were 41 incidents reported, including eight felony assaults and 11 incidents of grand larceny.

Looking at the 28-day cycle, there has been a 22% increase in incident reports this year on last.

There have been six murders and 16 rapes reported this year in the neighborhood, compared to three murders and 16 rapes by this time last year.

The most common incident reported over the week-long period was grand larceny, with 17 reports of the crime. That is six more reported incident of grand larceny than the same period last year.

The most common incident reported this year is also grand larceny, with 282 reports in the neighborhood, 43 less than during the same period last year.

This week, the NYPD paid out $750,000 to a New York mother after officers at the 75th Precinct shackled her during labor and after the birth of her baby.

On April 20, the 75th Precinct tweeted that officers were calling on the community for help finding suspects in an assault on an elderly woman.

Across Brooklyn:

Across the borough, there have been 415 incidents reported between April 12 and April 18, according to NYPD’s CompStat, including one rape in Brooklyn South and six in North Brooklyn. There were no murders in the borough over the two week period. 54 robberies were reported across Brooklyn and 98 felony assaults.

Between April 12 and and April 18, there were 337 violent crimes reported, 630 property crimes and 32 sex crimes. Data collected by NYPD shows violent crimes in the borough typically occur between 4pm and 5am and high time for property crimes is between 10am and 10pm.

In the headlines:

BK Reader‘s crime tracker has the latest information and statistics on crime and policing in the borough.

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  1. I am a fan of BK Reader and I think you do an outstanding job covering the news equitably and objectively. But I was curious as to why you would choose a Black Lives Matter protest photo as the photo for a crime roundup that talks about the increase in crime? BLM and the fight for racial equity and justice should not be connected to crime as the protests were not a source or cause of crime and decisions like choosing this photo for a crime story reinforce a false narrative.

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