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New top cop takes over at 40th Precinct

New top cop takes over at 40th Precinct

Police August 6, 2015 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

The 40th Precinct has a new commanding officer: Deputy Inspector Carlos Valdez.

Cop pleads guilty in ticket-fixing scandal

Cop pleads guilty in ticket-fixing scandal

Police June 9, 2015 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

A former officer from the 40th Precinct, Brian McGuckin, pled guilty to grand larceny in Bronx Supreme Court on Tuesday for his role in a widespread ticket-fixing scheme cops ran out of the Alexander Avenue station house before investigators busted it in 2011. McKuckin, 47, got no jail time after pleading to theRead More

The 40th Precinct is one of five station houses citywide testing body cameras on some of its patrol officers.

The year in crime: numbers drop drastically

Police January 6, 2015 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

Although crime is down in Mott Haven, the 40th Precinct is putting body cameras on some of its cops to help defuse potential confrontations.

The 40th Precinct stationhouse on Alexander Ave.

Precinct moving plan draws fire

Police November 20, 2014 at 12:19 pm 4 comments

As the city finalizes plans to move 40th Precinct headquarters from its longtime home on 138th Street, residents worry that the lack of police presence would leave that volatile area more vulnerable to crime.

New top cop named in Mott Haven

Police May 22, 2014 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

The 40th Precinct has a familiar face as its new commanding officer. Deputy Inspector Lorenzo Johnson began serving on April 21 after the NYPD announced it was making a change in leadership at the 40th Precinct stationhouse on 138th St. and Alexander Ave. 

The 40th Precinct Stationhouse on Alexander Avenue.

Mayor proposes new precinct headquarters

Police May 22, 2014 at 10:07 am 1 comment

The mayor has proposed constructing a new station house for the 40th Precinct. Some cops say they’ve heard that one before.

NYPD, feds take down Mott Haven gang

NYPD, feds take down Mott Haven gang

Housing, Police April 3, 2014 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Federal and local law enforcement have brought down a gang accused of terrorizing tenants of the Moore Houses on East 149th St. at the northern edge of St. Mary’s Park in Mott Haven.

About a dozen demonstrators were arrested outside the gates of the Harlem River Yard on March 22 for protesting the city's deal with FreshDirect.

Nine protestors arrested at Harlem River Yard

Environment, Police March 22, 2014 at 7:09 pm 4 comments

Nine demonstrators were arrested while trying to enter the Harlem River Yard in Port Morris on Saturday in a protest against the city’s deal to relocate FreshDirect.