Cypress Hills

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, [...]

Figoski’s ‘murderer’ says he never set out to ‘kill a cop’
Figoski’s ‘murderer’ says he never set out to ‘kill a cop’
News Jay Lane 1/05/2012 at 9:34AM

Figoski’s ‘murderer’ says he never set out to ‘kill a cop’ The thug accused of gunning down Officer Peter Figoski last month during a botched Brooklyn robbery told detectives after his arrest he was “sorry” and never set out to “kill a cop.” “I’m sorry for what I did,” Lamont Pride blurted out as the [...]

Alleged cop killer gets into Rikers Island brawl with guards
Alleged cop killer gets into Rikers Island brawl with guards
News Jay Lane 12/20/2011 at 12:29PM

Alleged cop killer gets into Rikers Island brawl with guards Alleged cop killer Lamont Pride got into a fight with two jail guards after the ex-con refused to undergo a routine search, authorities said today. Pride, 27, has been charged in the murder of Officer Peter Figoski after he allegedly shot the cop in the [...]

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 12:12PM

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral Family, friends, and fellow officers will gather on Long Island today to say a final goodbye to a city police officer who was gunned down last week in Brooklyn. The funeral for Officer Peter Figoski will take place at 11 a.m. at the Parish of St. Joseph Church [...]

Bloomberg lashes out at judge who freed ‘cop killer’
News Jay Lane 12/14/2011 at 4:02PM

Mayor Bloomberg lashed out today at the Brooklyn judge who freed accused cop killer Lamont Pride, saying she could have made one phone call that could have taken him off the streets. “The reason he was not behind bars the last time is that a judge here in New York not only didn’t put him [...]

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer
News Jay Lane 12/14/2011 at 8:54AM

Suspects Held Without Bail In Alleged Murder Of NYPD Officer Prosecutors said Tuesday that Lamont Pride didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger on NYPD Officer Peter Figoski. “He was targeted for homicide because he wore the uniform of the NYPD,” said Ken Taub, chief of homicide at the Brooklyn district attorney’s office. Prosecutors say Pride [...]

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski
News Jay Lane 12/13/2011 at 8:46AM

4 more suspects collared in slaying of NYPD cop Peter Figoski The accomplice who fled from cops after his low-life pal shot and killed Officer Peter Figoski has been caught, police said Tuesday. Three other suspects were also taken into custody overnight — two neighbors who live across the street and the alleged getaway driver. The accomplice was arrested [...]

NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
News Jay Lane 12/12/2011 at 9:06AM

NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn A city police officer was shot in the face and killed while responding to a call of a robbery in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Officer Peter Figoski was hit once as he stood at the bottom of a staircase that led from [...]

Dr. Conrad Murray gets 4 years in jail for Michael Jackson death
Dr. Conrad Murray gets 4 years in jail for Michael Jackson death
News Jay Lane 11/29/2011 at 2:48PM

Comedian Patrice O’Neal Dead at 41 Comedian Patrice O’Neal died Tuesday morning … as a result of a stroke he suffered back in October…This according to his friends at the “Opie and Anthony” radio show. O’Neal had been a staple in the comedy world for years — and performed at the “Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen” back [...]