Fewest Annual Murders And Shooting Incidents Ever Recorded In The Modern Era From Harlem To Hollis

With the close of 2017, New York City marks three new crime reduction benchmarks: the first time the total number of index crimes has fallen below 100,000; the first time the number of shooting incidents has fallen below 800; and the first time the total number of murders has fallen below 300. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And The NYPD Announce Plan To Crack Down On Illegal “E-Bikes”

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department today announced that the City will take heightened enforcement action against electric bicycles, otherwise known as “e-bikes,” with a particular focus on the hazardous operation of e-bikes and businesses who use them or permit employees to ride them. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s James Blake And City Of NY Announce A New Fellowship Program

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), tennis professional and Harlemite James Blake today announced the creation of the CCRB Fellowship program. Continue Reading →

NYPD Rolls Out Body Camera’s Uptown

The NYPD began rolling its body camera program Thursday in the 34th police precinct — which spans the Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods — department officials told Patch. Continue Reading →

New York City Experiences Safest First Quarter From Harlem To Hollis

New York City’s sustained reduction in violence and overall crime continued through March 2017, making this the safest first quarter in the modern Comstat-era from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray And Police Commissioner O’Neill Announce Resources To Combat Sex Trafficking In NYC

First Lady Chirlane McCray (pictured) and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill today announced the City would be expanding its resources to combat sex trafficking in New York City. Continue Reading →