Post Tagged with: "40th precinct"

Community organizes to reduce damage done by drug users

Community organizes to reduce damage done by drug users

Police November 14, 2017 at 7:42 pm 0 comments

Increased needle sightings are just one of the symptoms that surfaced this spring, after the 40th Precinct shut down The Hole—a notorious drug den out of sight from onlookers on E. 149th St. and St. Ann’s Ave.

Precinct prepares for annual Halloween party

Precinct prepares for annual Halloween party

Police October 29, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

It was business as usual last Wednesday as Crime Prevention Officer Reina Marrero walked past the 40th Precinct’s holding cells. One was occupied. But on Halloween, these cells will be filled with a crop of unearthly inmates.

NYPD looks to spread the word about community policing initiative

NYPD looks to spread the word about community policing initiative

Police October 23, 2017 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

A handful of residents who attended a meeting with police officers complained about a preponderance of used syringes and needles being discarded in parks and playgrounds by people who frequent the Hub’s numerous methadone clinics.

40th Precinct continues looking to forge bonds with community

40th Precinct continues looking to forge bonds with community

Police July 8, 2017 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

Frustrated community members got a chance to air their concerns over Mott Haven’s high crime rates at a public forum that the NYPD says it plans to make into a regular occurrence.

As crime declined citywide in 2016, it rose in Mott Haven

As crime declined citywide in 2016, it rose in Mott Haven

Police January 19, 2017 at 6:56 pm 1 comment

While Mayor de Blasio proudly touts record-low violent crime statistics across the city, many Mott Haven residents say they’re seeing a darker picture.

Pressure cooker on Port Morris street snarls traffic

Pressure cooker on Port Morris street snarls traffic

News, Police September 21, 2016 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

A pressure cooker left on the side of a Port Morris Street on Wednesday afternoon led to major traffic delays on the Major Deegan Expressway, before NYPD’s counterterrorism unit found the device was benign.

Cops look to mend community ties, lower crime

Cops look to mend community ties, lower crime

Police August 8, 2016 at 7:36 pm 0 comments

Residents see crime rates rise higher than anywhere else in NYC Earlier this summer, three men took a taxi from Harlem to Mott Haven. When the cabdriver pulled up to his passengers’ stated destination at 149th Street and Jackson Avenue, he felt the muzzle of a gun against his forehead. The menRead More

Deputy Inspector Brian Hennessy

New commanding officer named at 40th Precinct

Police June 29, 2016 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Former Queens precinct leader succeeds Carlos Valdez For the third time in just over two years, there is new leadership in the 40th Precinct. On June 21, Deputy Inspector Brian Hennessy was named to head the station house on Alexander Avenue, replacing DI Carlos Valdez, who was assigned to the post just lastRead More