The NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section will be holding a free document shredding public event at Queens Center Mall on Sunday, Jan. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of 59th Avenue and Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst under the JCPenney sign.
A few weeks following the fatal accident of an off-duty police officer off the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and NYPD have implemented a new change looking to increase safety for drivers and pedestrians. The DOT and NYPD announced on Tuesday the single lane of the Queens-bound outer roadway of the […]
Police announced on Tuesday, December 17 the results of a pedestrian safety enforcement conducted citywide last week focusing on areas with high concentrations of pedestrians and holiday shopping locations.
A man has duped two dozen elderly victims from across the city out of large amounts of money using a scam where he impersonates a police officer, cops said. The suspect targeted the victims, ranging in age from 73 to 93 years old, between June 2011 and late November, the NYPD said. All of the […]
In a much anticipated move, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named Bill Bratton as the city’s top cop on Thursday, promising to “heal the wounds” caused by stop-and-frisk. “He has combined the best of tradition and the best of innovation in an extraordinary career of achievement,” de Blasio said. This is Bratton’s second run as commissioner, […]
A year after the NYPD announced an initiative combating loosely affiliated gangs, homicide rates among young people in the city have declined significantly. Since the implementation of the Police Department’s “Operation Crew Cut,” crime statistics show that murders among people ages 13 to 21 have fallen 50.6 percent from 87 to 43 through November 24, […]
The NYPD has released a new photo of a suspect, who they believe allegedly grabbed a woman, threw her to the ground and attempted to rape her on Friday, November 1 in Flushing. The 23-year-old victim was followed from a bus stop around Melbourne Avenue and Kissena Boulevard at about 4:45 a.m. The suspect then […]
The NYPD is looking for a suspect who allegedly grabbed a woman, threw her to the ground and attempted to rape her. Friday morning at 4:45 a.m., the 23-year-old victim was followed from a bus stop within the confines of the 107th Precinct. The suspect then grabbed her by the throat, shoved her to the ground […]
CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO Following an extensive search for autistic teen Avonte Oquendo who went missing from his Long Island City school three weeks ago, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly is saying police are not hopeful he will be found alive. “Obviously we have devoted a tremendous amount of resources to the search,” Kelly told […]
As Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen last seen leaving his Long Island City school nearly three weeks ago, still remains missing, police may need to scale back their search. Avonte, 14, was last seen at the Center Boulevard School at 1-50 51st Avenue in Long Island City around 12:38 p.m. on Friday, October 4. There […]
BY JOHANN HAMILTON A three-day enforcement initiative across New York City resulted in more than 700 summonses citywide. The NYPD announced the results of a speed enforcement initiative conducted last weekend, during which 736 summonses were issued to motorists. The initiative, which began on Friday, October 11, was instituted in the hopes of limiting speeding […]