Major Breaking News: Crime Stats From Rikers Island FINALLY Removed From Hunts Point & The Bronx


The 41st Precinct, on Longwood Ave. in the South Bronx will no longer have crimes committed at Rikers Island included in its statistics.

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Via Denis Slattery from the Daily News:

“South Bronx residents can look forward to a day when their homeowners’ and auto insurance premiums will no longer be inflated by the crimes being reported on Rikers Island.

Thanks to a policy change that was quietly ordered by department brass, the jailhouse stats are now being counted as a separate entity by the NYPD — and no longer lumped in with those of the 41st Precinct in Hunts Point.”

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