Report: Suffolk homicide rate decreases
In a recent report, Suffolk Countys homicide rate has hit a 10-year low.
Newsday reports there were 23 Suffolk homicides last year. The number is a dramatic decrease from the 50 reported in 2010.
Records also indicate that violent crime fell 3.9 percent overall.
Meanwhile, in Nassau County there was a slight increase in the number of homicides reported in 2012.