Police & Fire

March 13, 2021

New York, NY—The 17th Precinct’s Neighborhood Coordination Officers for Sector C held its first indoor meeting with the community at Cathedral High School since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic one year ago. NYPD Police Officers Kenneth Feeley and Brittany Postiglione first provided an ...

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New York, NY—Crime is down 75 percent in the seven major crime categories in the past 28-day period compared to last year in the 19th Precinct, that’s according to the two NYPD officers who are in charge of patrolling the 19th Precinct’s Sector B. Officer Patrick Conley and Officer Christopher ...

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New York, NY—Phone scams, ATM scams and the challenge of addressing recurring homelessness were the issues that the community brought to the attention of the NYPD 17th Precinct during Saturday’s Build the Block Safety meeting in Tudor City. The meeting was hosted by two Neighborhood Coordination ...

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New York, NY—Drag racing has become a pervasive phenomenon during the coronavirus pandemic as Manhattan’s streets are free of heavy traffic. The NYPD’ Highway District has been dedicating more resources to slow down the drag racers. NYPD Highway made history last year when it assigned its first ...

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New York, NY—It was another busy 17th Precinct Community Council meeting where the Council’s President, Matt Roberts, and the NYPD’s 17 Precinct Commanding Officer, Captain Aaron Edwards, discussed the latest crime statistics, while also recognizing two 17th Precinct Police Officers for ...

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New York, NY—That’s the message the NYPD’s 19th Precinct’s Crime Prevention Officer, Anthony Nuccio, emphasized during the recent 19th Precinct Community Council virtual meeting as a means to deter package thefts. “A couple of things you can do to prevent packages from going missing or being ...

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New York, NY—Last month at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, police officers from the NYPD’s 19th Precinct responded to an active shooter call after an individual barricaded himself. The officers, with the help of additional emergency service units, isolated the individual and took him into ...

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New York, NY—For the first meeting of the year, virtually, of the 19th Precinct Community Council, the precinct’s Commanding Officer, Captain Melissa Eger, announced that major crimes year-to-date and, more specifically, over the last four-week period are down significantly. Nick Veist is the ...

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New York, NY—More than 40,000 Americans in 2020, and more than 4,000 Americans in the first two months of 2021 have perished due to gun violence. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-12) has been fighting hard for gun safety, and today she announced a raft of legislation for gun safety that may have ...

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New York, NY—This morning there was a water main break along 2nd Avenue between E 75th Street and E 76th Street. Emergency personnel from NYC Emergency Management and Con Edison are on the scene. The NYPD’s 19th Precinct is advising motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area and take alternate ...

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New York, NY—The NYPD 19th Precinct posted to its Twitter feed recently to be aware of online dating scams. A timely alert as the number of reported romance scams and the number of losses from the scams have been steadily increasing. According to AARP, between 2015 and 2019, there were 84,119 ...

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MADISON, NJ - Family and friends are looking for Ajay Sah, a junior from Drew University. According to his family, he has been missing for the past five days. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket and grey hoodie. Sah is 5'7", has black hair and eyes. Family members believe his last ...

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New York, NY—In the first week of the New Year, car thefts are on the rise in New York City. Indeed, the Commanding Officer of the NYPD's 17th Precinct, Captain Aaron Edwards, posted to Twitter that as of January 4, 29 cars have been stolen. It’s an alarming trend, since the number of car thefts in ...

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New York, NY—A brazen bank robbery at 125 Park Avenue, another bank robbery at a Chase bank on 35th and 3rd Avenue, and multiple individuals struck by a motorist during a protest—these were just some of the crime incidents that occurred in the 17th Precinct’s command over the past 28 days. The ...

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New York, NY—Burglaries, pick pockets, phone scams, e-bikes and bicyclists—those were just some of the public safety issues that were discussed this weekend as the Build the Block Safety Meeting returned to Sutton Place. Two Neighborhood Coordination Officers from the 17th Precinct, Police ...

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New York, NY—The NYPD 19th Precinct released a 38-second video on its Twitter feed that shows several suspects vandalizing Randy Mastro’s townhouse on East 83rd Street on October 21. In the surveillance video, nearly a dozen individuals disembark from their bicycles in front of the property, and ...

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New York, NY—The Build the Block Safety meeting returned to the Upper East Side yesterday evening at the Ramaz Lower School at 125 East 85th Street where residents had a chance to convey their public safety concerns to their neighborhood coordination officers from the 19th Precinct. “Build the ...

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New York, NY—Walk down any block in the two neighborhoods of Sutton Place and Lenox Hill and you’re bound to see a FedEx, UPS or Amazon delivery truck parked with the back doors open and sometimes hundreds of boxes spilling onto the street, with the driver and his/her co-workers sorting them out to ...

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New York, NY—Both the 17th and 19th Precincts released their crime statistics reports for the week of September 7 through September 13, and they reveal that most crime complaints edged upwards compared to the same week last year. For example, in the 19th Precinct there were nine burglaries ...

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New York, NY—Two bank robberies occurred on the East Side yesterday, with police officers from the 19th Precinct, with help from the NYPD’s Bike Unit, making an arrest of one known suspect. According to police, the first gunpoint bank robbery occurred at around 1 p.m. at a Chase branch at 103 ...

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New York, NY—For the first time in five months, Sutton Place residents had a chance to meet with their neighborhood coordination officers from the 17th Precinct to discuss their public safety concerns. The meeting occurred earlier today at Sutton Place Park on East 55th Street, which was ...

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