From 2010 through 2017, in New York City there were 508 domestic violence homicide incidents
involving 544 victims. Domestic violence homicides accounted for 17.5% (544 of 3,117) of
homicides that occurred in New York City. During this period, the annual average of domestic
violence homicides was 68. Capturing the most extreme outcome, domestic violence homicides
make up only a small fraction of all domestic violence-related offenses.