Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.
The city has deployed more than 700 additional police officers and installed more security lighting.
One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.
On May 13, voters will head to the polls for the first time since their mayor moved on the U.S. Senate, and as the election looms a battle is brewing between the two main candidates.
The incident took place at 427 Central Avenue in Bushwick just before 7 a.m.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
The controversial NYPD program was the Democrat’s biggest campaign issue and helped propel him to the top of the pack during the primary. De Blasio pushed for more community policing and tapped Bill Bratton to lead the NYPD.
A suspected thief was caught on camera showing off her dance moves in Brooklyn.
The break-in occurred on Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights at around 3 a.m., police said.
The NYPD wants business owners to help solve crime in one Harlem precinct by turning their security cameras to the street.
With crime on the rise in New York City parks, and the number of officers patrolling them on the decline, the City Council has put pressure on the NYPD to keep parkgoers informed.
Ron Collura, owner of Arata’s Delicatessen in Sea Cliff, said he feared for his safety when he called police and detained a suspicious teen in his store.
The victims have been identified as Tariq Romane, 21, and Rahmel Johnson, 20, both of Newark.
Surveillance cameras captured two possible suspects entering the building at West 111th Street near Broadway on Monday night.
Lhota’s significant shift in strategy comes on the heels of the campaign’s first debate last week, when the Republican appeared caught off guard by de Blasio’s aggressiveness.