34th Street


Crime Rate Stays Low on 34th Street

Safe sidewalks are an essential part of a thriving business district.

Jane Kratochvil

The crime rate in New York City remain at historically low levels, and a glance at the most recent NYPD CompStat report shows that the 25-year trend shows no signs of stopping.

There’s also good news in the CompStat report regarding the area covered by NYPD’s Midtown Precinct South, which encompasses the 34th Street District. Through January, the reported major crime rate is down 12.77% from the same month in 2016, with reductions in four major categories.

Many factors make a shopping district thrive: quality stores, an attractive and well-functioning streetscape, robust sanitation, and engaging programming. However, none of that matters if people don’t feel safe. Thanks to NYPD and our own dedicated security team, shoppers, visitors, residents, and office workers on 34th Street are safer than ever. 

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