73rd Precinct

NYPD releases stop-and-frisk stats
NYPD releases stop-and-frisk stats
Police Alexa Altman 2/05/2013 at 3:30PM

For the first time, the NYPD has released 2011 data regarding the controversial procedure of stop-and-frisk. Among those stopped-and-frisked in 2011, 87 percent were either black or Hispanic, according to the report. Of the 685,724 stops made citywide, 53 percent were black while 34 percent were Hispanic. Only 9 percent of those stopped-and-frisked were white, [...]

Five charged in Queens gun arsenal, marijuana bust
Five charged in Queens gun arsenal, marijuana bust
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/18/2013 at 8:03AM

Five men and women, ranging in age from 17 to 62, have been arrested after police found multiple firearms and marijuana at their Jamaica home. According to the NYPD, on January 15, members of the Queens Narcotics unit and 73rd Precinct in Brooklyn entered 145-09 133rd Avenue with a search warrant. Inside, they discovered an [...]