Brooklyn is set to Finish 2016 as the Safest Year Ever

Brooklyn is set to Finish 2016 as the Safest Year Ever

Fewest Shooting Incidents and Shooting Victims in Recorded History;
Second-lowest Number of Murders; Drops in Nearly All Other Crime Categories

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that 2016 will end as the safest year in Brooklyn’s history, with the fewest number of shootings and shooting victims and second-fewest number of homicides since record-keeping began, according to the latest statistics compiled by the New York City Police Department.