According to the FBI report, New York City is the safest city in the United States the recently released FBI report crime in the United States indicates that New York City no longer the image applies to the dangerous city again: New York City for the second time in a row in last place in the crime rate is in the list of the 25 largest U.S. cities making it the safest big city in the United States. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced yesterday that the number of violent crimes is 2009 decreased 5.1% compared to the prior year. 2008, a decline has been observed already by four percent. Also for the year 2010, a positive trend can be observed, because in the first eight months of the year decreased the crime cases to another 1.5 percent compared to the same period last year.
Commissioner Kelly is proud in the light of the developments: the results show the dedication and hard work of the police officers of New York City, and the commitment of the Mayor, the inhabitants and to visitors to our city year year offer a secure environment”. Also compared to the 266 captured U.S. cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants, New York City cut off superbly. Safer than 247 other cities is the Big Apple, which is in the rank scale between Garden Grove and Sunnyvale, California. No other city is classified with more than 262,000 residents safer than New York City. Over 45 million visitors did appreciate that in 2009 and spent their holiday in the metropolis.
New York City is this year on the way to a new attendance record with 23.5 million visitors from January to June 2010. Editor’s Note: NYC & company is the official marketing and Tourism Organization of the city New York City. She is responsible for the development of tourism, the economic development of the five city districts and taking care of the positive image of the city around the world. NYC & company operates the NYC information center on the 7th Avenue (52 / 53 Street) and the official NYC website.