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Melrose rally demands solutions for opioid epidemic

Police October 16, 2018 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

The rally comes days after the attempted rape of a 82-year-old woman in front of her home.

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Horizon correction officers say they lack resources for dangerous new inmates

Police October 10, 2018 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

Brawl between detainees leads to 20 injuries to officers Advocates for correction officers were joined are demanding that the city rethink its decision to move dangerous young offenders from Rikers Island into the Horizon Juvenile Center. At an Oct. 3 press conference in front of the Melrose-based detention center, theRead More

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Melrose residents tell police open-air drug use is out of control

Police September 26, 2018 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

“We understand you’re doing the best you can,” one frustrated resident and frequent meeting attendee, told officers. “But all our resources are being sucked down the drain by this drug stuff.” He shook his head. “Our neighborhood is the hub of heroin; it’s Home Depot.”

April Thomas, 44, discusses the importance of saying hello to residents while on duty at public housing with NYPD Neighborhood Coordination Officer Artur Yukhananov. Photo: Mankappr Conteh

NYCHA residents air grievances with police

Police September 20, 2018 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

Although a recent meeting between Mill Brook and Mitchel Houses tenants and NYPD officers began well enough, with pizza, pleasantries, and 35 participants, it was derailed roughly 20 minutes later after rows of residents left following a tense exchange between a tenant and the officer leading the session.

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Parkland activists take their fight to the Bronx

Police, Politics August 12, 2018 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

A nationwide, youth-led campaign to muzzle gun violence made a stop in Port Morris on Friday, bringing an urgent message to Bronx residents: Vote for change. 

A rendering of the new station house at E. 149th Street and St. Ann's Avenue.

Construction starts on new 40th Precinct station-house

Police July 14, 2018 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Officials say the building will be completed in the spring of 2021 at a cost of $68 million. 

Proposed national gun policy could pose a threat to New Yorkers

Police June 24, 2018 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

Local initiatives to combat gun violence in New York City may not be enough to undo the harm that could be done if a policy proposal being pushed by the National Rifle Association to legalize carrying concealed firearms across state lines passes. That was the takeaway at a June 7Read More

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Alexander Ave. mosque vandalized again

Police, Religion June 14, 2018 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

The Masjid Ebun Abass Mosque on the corner of Alexander and Third avenues was damaged by BB pellet shootings during the holy period of Ramadan. The police have classified the acts of vandalism as hate crimes and the mosque is now being guarded around the clock by officers from the 40th Precinct.