Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol

City green spaces to get more staff
City green spaces to get more staff
News Maggie Hayes 4/23/2013 at 3:52PM

Juniper Valley Park is just one green space in the borough that will soon get more supervision. The City’s Parks Department is significantly increasing its staff to include 81 new Parks Enforcement Patrol (PEP) officers who will protect park rules and assets in Queens and the rest of the city. The new hires will also [...]

Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol looking for a few good men
Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol looking for a few good men
News Maggie Hayes 1/12/2013 at 10:34AM

The Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol (G-COP) has served as the “extended eyes and ears” of the NYPD for over 30 years — and they want you to help keep their mission alive. “We don’t complain about crime, we do something about it,” said Frank Kotnik, G-COP president. In the late 1990s, the volunteer group was [...]

Star of Queens: Frank Kotnik (President of the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol)
Star of Queens: Frank Kotnik (President of the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol)
Stars Jay Lane 10/03/2011 at 1:24PM

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: For the past 11 years, Frank Kotnik has been the president of the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol (G-COP), an organization that patrols the area in the 104th Precinct in private unmarked vehicles and reports all police, fire and medical emergencies to the proper authorities via radio. He has also been the Democratic District [...]