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Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in New York, NY? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in New York County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the New York area. New York has a population of 8,550,405, which makes it the 1st largest city in New York, and an average income of $53,373. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.
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One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.
In 2015, there were 50,088 reported violent crimes and 129860 reported property crimes in New York. This compares to 75,165 reported violent crimes and 317,529 reported property crimes statewide in New York. This makes New York 15th in the state of New York when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.
The most common violent crime in New York was agg. assault, with 30,546 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 108,376 reported.
In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.
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Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.
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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.
While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in New York and compared them to the rates for that same crime in New York and nationwide.