Police Affairs

3rd Annual Family Fall Classic Charity Softball Game

3rd Annual Family Fall Classic Charity Softball Game

On Sunday, September 20, 2015 family, friends and community members from around The Bronx came out the 3rd Annual Family Fall Classic Charity Softball Game at the Castle Hill Little League Baseball Field. It was an afternoon of fun and […]

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Schneiderman To Investigate Mt. Vernon Woman’s Death in Police Custody

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman confirmed Monday he will launch a full-scale investigation into the death Raynette Turner, an African American mother of eight, who died last week while in the custody of the Mount Vernon Police Department. The probe […]

by · August 4, 2015 · Government, News, Police Affairs
Man Wanted in Robbery Of Off-Duty Cop Arrested In Philly

Man Wanted in Robbery Of Off-Duty Cop Arrested In Philly

Police report that a suspect is currently in custody in regard to the robbery of an off-duty cop in the Bronx. Police confirmed Thursday that the Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested the suspect in Philadelphia. An off-duty police officer was walking to […]

by · July 16, 2015 · Crime, Police Affairs
45th Precinct Honors Police Officers and Community Members

45th Precinct Honors Police Officers and Community Members

On May 15, the 45th Precinct held their Annual Council Breakfast where they honored the work of exceptional police officers and community members. “May is a month where we salute our police officers who risk their lives dealing in difficult […]

SILVER ALERT: Aung Thein, 92 Years Old

SILVER ALERT: Aung Thein, 92 Years Old

#SilverAlert issued for 92 years old Aung Thein. Mr. Thein Is missing from his home in #Riverdale, the Bronx. Notify the @NYPD50Pct, if you have information. Or call 800-577-TIPS. http://t.co/pNVK6wWhqk

Desperate Search for 20 Year Old Man with Autism

Desperate Search for 20 Year Old Man with Autism

The search is on for a Brooklyn resident who disappeared from his home and into the freezing temperatures on February 17th. Brian Gewirtz was last seen by his parents, Kathleen and Steven Gewirtz, on the couch of their Marine Park […]

NYPD Looking for Man who Raped 12 Year Old Girl

NYPD Looking for Man who Raped 12 Year Old Girl

Police are searching for a man who allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl in West Farms. Investigators have released surveillance video and asks the public for help in identifying the suspect. Video c/o Jen Chung Youtube According to NYPD, the young […]

by · February 27, 2015 · Crime, Police Affairs, Video
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Friday January 9, 2015

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Friday January 9, 2015

Each day, some 900,000 police officers across the country put a badge on and go to work knowing they may face extremely dangerous situations. On average, a law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty every 58 hours. […]

by · January 9, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Police Affairs
Charges Filed In Shooting of Officers Dossi and Pellerano

Charges Filed In Shooting of Officers Dossi and Pellerano

District Attorney Robert Johnson has announced that charges have been filed against the two individuals charged with shooting officers Andew Dossi and Aliro Pellerano. Both have been charged with robbery and other crimes. Jason Polanco has been charged with attempted […]

by · January 8, 2015 · Local News, Police Affairs
49th Precinct Memorializes Detectives Liu and Ramos

49th Precinct Memorializes Detectives Liu and Ramos

Despite the cold night air, a vigil was held for Detectives Liu and Ramos by the 49th Precinct in conduction with the Bharati Dance Academy and EF Sports, Inc. who provided the candles. Residents from the 49th and beyond gathered […]

2 NYPD Officers Shot In Fordham

2 NYPD Officers Shot In Fordham

Two Police Officers responding to a robbery were shot at East 184th Street and Tiebout Ave. According to sources, the officers are both expected to survive. They were both transported to St. Barnabas Hospital.  One officer is being treated for […]

by · January 6, 2015 · Crime, Local News, Police Affairs
Candlelit Vigil Held in 45th Precinct for Fallen Detectives

Candlelit Vigil Held in 45th Precinct for Fallen Detectives

The night of December 29th, a vigil was held for Detectives Ramos and Liu by the 45th Precinct Community Council , which includes Robert Bieder, Joseph Boiko, our own Annie Boller, Sonia Feliciano, Yvonne Smith-Burrus, and John Doyle.   In the brisk night air, citizens hailing from […]

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Mourning Detective Chaplain Rafael Ramos

Today, watching the funeral of Detective Chaplain Rafael Ramos, I felt emotions of mourning and grief, but also gratitude and hope. It might appear strange, but the last time that I could recall watching a funeral in its entirety on […]

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Mayor de Blasio Urges Protests Pause To Mourn Fallen Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio , in light of the recent killings of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, have urged protesters to pause in their efforts for some time out of respect for the officers’ mourning family & friends. From the […]

by · December 23, 2014 · Local News, Police Affairs, Politics
Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu: Hero Police Officers Assassinated

Violence And Violent Rhetoric Solve Nothing

The deaths of Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, two innocent  NYPD police officers dedicated to protecting our citizens, was caused by irrational and hateful rhetoric from many, concentrated into the bullets of a crazed gunman We saw the […]