44th Precinct

The NYPD is learning the language of the Internet, cracking code words on social media sites to help catch gang members. (Photo: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Gang Members Beware — NYPD Now Knows Your Social Media Lingo

Call it a sign of the times. Police officers with the 44th Precinct — an area that includes the south Bronx and Yankee Stadium — are turning to the Internet to help fight crime.


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NYPD Detective Accused Of Hacking Into Fellow Officers’ Email Accounts

Edwin Vargas, 42, was arrested outside his home in Bronxville on Tuesday morning after FBI agents followed his computer trail, 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reported.


Bronx armed robbery suspect

Bronx Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

The string of robberies has taken place all on East 170 Street, where the suspect has robbed four commercial establishments in three months, according to police.