NYPD credits 'stop & frisk' for cutting murder rate
The number of homicides fell from 673 in 2000 to 536 in 2010. Last year, it plunged to 419
By Carl Campanile
The New York Post
NEW YORK — The decline in New York City's murder rate — which the NYPD credits, in large part, to stop-and-frisk — is so dramatic that it has helped boost the average life expectancy of Big Apple residents, The Post has learned.
A city Health Department analysis listed all the factors that contributed to increased life expectancy of New Yorkers from 78 a decade ago to 81 in 2010.
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