police officers

Protect our protectors
Letters Letters 10/24/2012 at 4:02PM

The recent deaths of two Nassau County police officers once again reinforces the fact that these police officers put their lives on the line in order to protect the public every single day. The first officer was struck and killed by a vehicle while responding to a call about an accident on the Long Island [...]

Protect our protectors
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 4/12/2012 at 3:24PM

Protect our protectors Why is it that in only four months, eight — EIGHT — police officers have been shot in our city? Though most have been lucky enough to escape serious injury, the fact remains that more needs to be done to protect our protectors. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that, “All the shootings have [...]

One teen, two others shot on Jamaica Avenue
One teen, two others shot on Jamaica Avenue
News Billy Rennison 3/01/2012 at 5:35PM

One teenager and two 20-year-olds were shot on Jamaica Avenue in what was according to witnesses, likely gang-related activity. The shootings took place outside a Jamaica Avenue Wendy’s this afternoon at approximately 3 p.m. Two victims were shot in the leg, with one taking a bullet to the arm. The victims were a 17-year-old black [...]

Arrest made in attempted shooting of officers
Arrest made in attempted shooting of officers
News Toni Cimino 12/19/2011 at 5:04PM

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced the arrest of Antonio Olmeda, age 53 of  Manhattan, in the attempted shooting of two New York City police officers on December 2nd in Jackson Heights, Queens. “Our officers miraculously escaped injury when their assailant fired at extremely close range, narrowly missing them,” Commissioner Kelly [...]