‘Recidivist’ car thief caught by 106th Precinct


| slicata@queenscourier.com

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An auto theft “recidivist” was arrested for grand larceny auto by cops from the 106th Precinct on Monday, police said, their second major arrest of an alleged car thief in the last month.

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106th Precinct gets backup


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the Office Of Councilmember Eric Ulrich

Backup is here, as the 106th Precinct added 16 new cops recently. “They are a most welcomed addition to the community and we are very happy to have them,” said Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff, the precinct’s Commanding Officer. The precinct, which encompasses Ozone Park, Lindenwood and Howard Beach, has experienced an increase in car thefts […]

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New 106th Precinct Commanding Officer plans to tackle tough issues


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

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Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff knows he came to lead the 106th Precinct for a reason, and he’s ready to get to work. “I think I’ll be an asset here. My abilities lend it,” said the new Commanding Officer. “I worked well with my old community, and that’s always a big thing on the Police Commissioner’s […]

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New cops join 106th precinct


| aaltman@queenscourier.com

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Fresh out of the academy, 15 newly minted police officers joined the 106th Precinct. The rookie rangers were introduced to the public at the precinct’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9 by Captain Thomas Pascale. On hand to welcome the recruits was Senator Joseph Addabbo who congratulated Pascale for obtaining extra law enforcement officials. According […]

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Addabbo calls for more cops in 106th Precinct


| mchan@queenscourier.com

The pressure is on for NYPD officials to assign more officers to an area local leaders are saying is quickly becoming inundated with mass volumes of visitors. Senator Joseph Addabbo sent Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly a letter on February 8, requesting a “significant increase” in additional officers for the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park — […]

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Cops who saved woman honored at 106th Precinct Community Council meeting


| nkarimi@queenscourier.com

Two officers were honored at the most recent 106th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ozone Park. Captain Thomas Pascale announced officers Christopher Sekela and Mark Ferranola as Cops of the Month during the Precinct Council’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 12. Pascale said they were awarded for their active role in a missing person’s case. […]

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106th Precinct Honors Cops


| nkarimi@queenscourier.com

Two officers were honored at the most recent 106th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ozone Park. Captain Thomas Pascale announced officers Christopher Sekela and Mark Ferranola as Cops of the Month during the Precinct Council’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 12. Pascale said they were awarded for their active role in a missing person’s case. […]

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90 confiscations of illegal fireworks in 106th precinct


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

This year, there were a lot fewer illegal “bombs bursting in air.” Thanks to the 106th Precinct’s fireworks and noise enforcement throughout the command, over the July 4 weekend, there were more than 90 confiscations of illegal fireworks – and absolutely no injuries. “It was definitely quieter this year than in years past,” said a […]

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