NYC Police Union Urges Officers To Take Pictures Of Quality-Of-Life OffendersThe Sergeants Benevolent Association is launching a new initiative to combat quality-of-life issues.
Arrests Of Subway Panhandlers, Peddlers Triple Under New Police CommissionerAccording to police transit statistics, there were 274 arrests between Jan. and March 2. During the same period last year, 90 panhandlers and peddlers were arrested.
Reports: Bitterness Persists Between Times Square Buskers After StabbingThe bad blood apparently has not dissipated between two well-known panhandlers in Times Square, who got into a fight that ended with one of them being stabbed, according to published reports.
Complaints: Penn Station Overrun By PanhandlersOwners of businesses near New York City transit hub Pennsylvania Station are complaining to authorities about panhandlers.