The New York Criminal Law Blog

September 2013 Archives

NYC Schools Safer, But Student Crime Still a Concern

According to data obtained by the New York Civil Liberties Union, NYC school crime is down. The data shows that, from June 2012 to July 2013, school safety agents made 579 arrests in city schools, which is a hefty 34% drop from the previous year, reports the New York Daily News.

However, just because crime is decreasing in NYC schools doesn't mean students should let their guards down. Here are some common crimes students may want to watch out for at school: