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James P. O'Neill, NYC's 43rd Police commissioner

NYPD Policy on Immigration Status

The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment for immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for all. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate our immigration related policies. The NYPD accepts the city’s IDNYC […]

James P. O'Neill, NYC's 43rd Police commissioner

The Bronx Chronicle Welcomes NYC’s 43rd Police Commissioner, James P. O’Neill

  James P. O’Neill was appointed the 43rd police commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio today. He had served previously as chief of department, the NYPD’s highest uniformed rank. He was instrumental in developing the […]

National Night Out, Tonight

National Night Out, Tonight

“America’s Night Out Against Crime” TUESDAY, AUGUST 2nd 2016                                     **NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BRONX COMMUNITY LOCATIONS** 40th Precinct/CB #1 St. Mary’s Park -147th Street & St. Ann’s Avenue (3-7 p.m.) PSA 7 Butler Houses- East 171st Street and Webster Avenue […]

ATV, Dirt Bikes and Motorcycle Awareness

ATV, Dirt Bikes and Motorcycle Awareness

ATV, Dirt Bikes and Motorcycle Awareness    The NYPD is working hard to stop the dangerous conditions created from the illegal use of ATVs, dirt bikes and motorbikes throughout the City. As the weather gets warmer, we acknowledge the desire […]

New York Reacts To Latest Police Officer Death

New York Reacts To Latest Police Officer Death

GOVERNOR CUOMO DIRECTS FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed that flags on all State government buildings be flown at half-staff in memory of New York City Police Officer Randolph Holder, who died last night after being shot […]

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AG Schneiderman Takes His Crusade Against K2 and Designer Drugs To The Bronx

On  a bright Monday morning, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman brought together a gaggle of Bronx elected officials and interested media to the steps of the Bronx County Court House to announce that his office has filed lawsuits against Erie […]

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WYSK: President Obama and Christian Persecution

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW  By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz  District 32 Bronx Senator Rev. Diaz on President Obama and Christian Persecution     Last night, I watched President Barack Obama speak on national television about the massacre at Oregon’s Umpwua […]

US Attorney Preet Bharara Is Hard On A Pimp Killer

US Attorney Preet Bharara Is Hard On A Pimp Killer

Boston Man Pleads Guilty to Bronx Murder Arising Out Of Prostitution Business Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Samuel L. Whiteside pled guilty on September 10, 2015, in Manhattan federal court to […]

Police Blotter: Best NYPD Tweets — P.O. Qiang Shi

Police Blotter: Best NYPD Tweets — P.O. Qiang Shi

Here are a selection of NYPD tweets that caught our attention this week, but this one about hero Transit P.O. Qiang Shi was the best: “NYPD Transit Police Officer Qiang Shi saved a 19-year-old on a Sheepshead Bay subway platform […]

Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Safest Summer In 20 Years Says NYPD

Crime and shootings are at historic lows, with over 40,000 fewer arrests and 58,000 fewer criminal court summonses   New York City experienced the safest summer (June 1 through August 31) in the modern crime tracking era of the department. Additionally both shootings and murders were […]

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END-OF-SUMMER “DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER” CRACKDOWN ON IMPAIRED DRIVING

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed New York State Police to ramp up enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on impaired driving. The 20-day campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs from Aug. 21 to Sept. 7 (Labor […]

Heat Advisory – Summer Safety Tips

Heat Advisory – Summer Safety Tips

Summer has finally arrived, and the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that will be in effect today, July 20th, from 10am until 6pm. The peak heat index may reach 104 degrees. For those of you without air […]

BREAKING NEWS: 1 NY Prison Escapee Dead, 1 Still On The Run

BREAKING NEWS: 1 NY Prison Escapee Dead, 1 Still On The Run

Earlier this evening, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo gave an update on the search for escaped inmates Richard Matt (pictured below) and David Sweat in Malone, New York. Governor Cuomo briefed the media this evening that at approximately 3:45 p.m. today, […]

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AMERICAN, INTERNATIONAL BOMB SQUADS AND TACTICAL TEAMS TO ‘RAVEN’S CHALLENGE’

Local, State, Federal, and International Teams Train at State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany, NY Bomb squads, explosive detection canine teams, and tactical teams representing groups from New York and several states, federal entities, and Canada are participating in the […]