Mayor Bloomberg Signs Domestic Violence Bill

Monday, November 08, 2010


By early next year, the city will be posting online statistics on the number and type of hate and domestic violence crimes. Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito says the localized data will empower neighborhoods to take action.

"Community boards can get involved, local organizations can come together. We want to see these statistics, as unfortunate as they are, you want to have them in your face, so we can really be aware.”

Mark-Viverito co-sponsored the bill requiring the data be released. Mayor Bloomberg signed it into law on Monday.

He says making information about these crimes more available will help “hold government’s feet to the fire” when it comes to policy making.

The statistics on domestic violence and hate crimes will be posted on the My Neighborhood Statistics Web site, launched by the city in 2002. The information will be searchable by police precinct and school district.


More in:

Comments [5]

Maria G . Moscato from NEW YORK , NEW JERSEY

Does NY have someplace where you can research sex offenders in your neighborhood.

Nov. 22 2010 07:29 AM
char from NYC

Ray from LA, you might want to read the article again. It is clear that this legislation will benefit all victims of domestic violence and hate crimes; women, children, and men alike.

Nov. 09 2010 02:45 PM
Ray2447 from L.A.

What about the little children? They are least able to contend with domestic violence in their families. According to the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services and DOJ statistics, more kids are killed by neglect and abuse in a year (1,760 in 2007), than all the female intimate partner homicides in a year. Mothers are the single largest group of kid killers, according to HHS and they have a rate twice that of fathers. Nowhere near the money is spent to protect kids from kid killing mothers as is spent by the domestic violence industry to protect women. A lot of innocent men are witch-hunted by the corrupt, gender feminist influenced, taxpayer funded, domestic violence industry. Involving the corrupt d.v. industry in an attempt to prevent abusive and neglectful deaths of children is a big mistake. No place better characterizes the corruption of the taxpayer funded, domestic violence industry than "Los Misandry" at Youtube.

Nov. 09 2010 02:24 PM
Ray2447 from L.A.

V.P. Biden recently called violence against women, "the very worst abuse." The very worst abuse is valuing one life less than another for having been born the wrong sex. Under Biden's Violence Against Women Act the wrong sex is men. Shelter and services are virtually non-existent for male victims of domestic violence so those options out of a bad relationship, that are routinely available to women, are very often not available to men. Men wind up gender profiled and often falsely accused by the taxpayer funded, d.v. industry, because of gender feminist ideology controlling the d.v. industry. Men are often battered by domestic violence, and then battered again by the taxpayer funded, domestic violence industry as shown in "Los Misandry" at Youtube.

Nov. 09 2010 02:19 PM
Ray2447 from L.A.

What about all the men who are victims of women's domestic violence? Women's domestic violence against men is grossly under reported, while male victims are still routinely being ignored by the taxpayer funded domestic violence industry. Credible research overwhelmingly shows that the ratio of d.v. is at least 50/50 between women & men. According to one study by researchers who work at the CDC, in 70% of domestic violence incidents, where the domestic violence is not mutual, it's women who initiate the domestic violence. The taxpayer funded domestic violence industry has largely mischaracterized the true nature of d.v. from the beginning and continues to mislead the public. D.V. law follows a gender feminist agenda/ideology over facts in evidence and does great harm to many innocent men (and also many battering women who need help) as shown in "Los Misandry"

Nov. 09 2010 02:14 PM

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.


Latest Newscast




WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public


Supported by