NYC Goes 36 Hours Violence Free This Past Monday

NYC Goes 36 Hours Violence Free This Past Monday
World
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

For the first time in a long time, New York City went for more than a day and a half without a single shooting, stabbing, or slashing.

From 10:25pm on Sunday all the way to 11:20am on Tuesday when a 27-year-old was shot in Brooklyn- NYC was entirely violent crime free.

NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne was quoted saying that he couldn’t remember the last time such an event occurred, and that it was a “Nice way to start the week.”

Truth be told, crime in NYC is up 3% this year, but mainly due to the 9% increase in grand larcenies. Shootings are down 10% while murders are down 23%.

If things continue going the way they are for the next month then we are set to end the year with “the fewest number of murders since about 1960,” according to Tom Reppetto, a NYPD historian.

Paul Hudson | Elite. 

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Paul Hudson

A young writer, philosopher, and entrepreneur, Paul Hudson (@MrPaulHudson) has been writing for Elite Daily nearly since the start. Currently located in Manhattan, Paul Hudson primarily devotes his time between writing for Elite Daily and a mining startup in Turkey. He loves sharing his life experiences with his readers and makes sure to practice what he preaches.

More In World

World Sean Levinson

White Woman Sues Sperm Bank After Having A Black Baby

A Chicago-area sperm bank is being sued by a white Ohio woman after it mistakenly sent her vials of sperm from an African American man. Jennifer Cramblett, who ordered sperm from a white man for her and her partner, only learned that her daughter, Payton, would be half-black after becoming pregnant in April of 2012. […]

World Emily Arata

Girl Miraculously Found In Mexico After Missing For 12 Years

Sabrina Allen went missing 12 years ago and has finally been returned to the custody of her father, Greg. Allen, who disappeared from her Austin, Texas, home at just 4 years old, was kidnapped by her mother, Dara Llorens. As per the terms of Llorens’ custody agreement, she took the little girl for a weekend visit. […]

World Sean Levinson

Ebola Patient In The US May Have Exposed Dozens To The Disease

The man identified as the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US came into contact with over a dozen people, some of whom were children, before being diagnosed and quarantined. According to Dallas news station WFAA, five children ranging from elementary to high school students may have been exposed to the virus and […]

World Sean Levinson

Jail Had Absolutely No Clue Prisoner Escaped Until Lawyer Tried To Visit

A Washington state inmate is back in jail after his disappearance went completely unnoticed for two days. According to the Everett Herald, 19-year-old Rhyan Vasquez simply walked out of an unguarded door in Marysville City Jail on September 22 after attending Bible study at a visitation area. Surveillance video shows Vasquez walking into a hallway, […]

Also On Elite

Life

Wanderlust Is A Lifestyle: Why I Like To Get Lost On Purpose

Have you ever wanted to get lost on purpose? Have you had the urge to mosey underneath the stars while searching for more in the world? Have you ever succumbed to your desire to climb into the depths of your soul and become astray, to become astray somewhere between your fears and your dreams? I […]

Women

15 Terrible Things A Girl Going Through A Tough Breakup Should Never Do

Summer is over and that means your tan isn’t the only thing doing the slow-fade, so is your relationship. If you feel alone, you shouldn’t. Breakups are super trendy right now, and if you throw in lines like “conscious uncoupling” while miming the Jayoncé PR team, you’ll be sure to regain all the friends you […]

Humor

15 Joan Rivers Jokes About Celebrities That Prove She Didn’t Give A F*ck

Joan Rivers passed away today at the age of 81, meaning that over the next few days everyone on the Internet will make a lot of hyperbolic statements about how much she impacted their lives before forgetting about her entirely by the end of the weekend. Depending on when you grew up, Rivers was either […]

World

Guy Shows Off Insane New Body After Dropping 56 Pounds (Photos)

Posing in just his underwear, Dan Davidson might be mistaken for soccer star David Beckham. Davidson, 26, has lost 56 pounds through careful eating and many hours at the gym. The carpenter once weighed over 230 pounds, drinking a bottle of vodka every weekend and eating nearly 6,000 calories each day. Davidson even admits that […]

Women

Why Emma Watson’s Status Is What It Took To Break Down The Definition Of Feminism

“Feminism is not man-hating,” said actress Emma Watson at the United Nations this past Saturday, September 20. Watson, the newly appointed UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, formerly invited men to join the movement in her speech. I will admit, I am one of the many people who supported the idea of feminism, but saw undercurrents […]