Safe Environment

Brooklyn is an extremely safe place to live and work.

  • FBI data shows that Brooklyn is among the safest 15 percent of the 191 major cities in the U.S.
  • Brooklyn’s crime rate is comparable to that of Stamford, Connecticut, and significantly lower than other business locations such as Jersey City, Orlando, Tampa and Atlanta
  • The crime rate in Brooklyn is lower than that in Midtown Manhattan
  • In North Brooklyn alone, since 1993 murder is down 75% and robbery is down 70%. In total, crime has decreased by 62% (NYPD statistic)