Squeegee Men

NYPD Commissioner Commissioner Bill Bratton on Thursday, Aug. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: NYC Crime Is Down, Media Hype Is Not True

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.

08/28/2014

The New York Post on Aug. 8, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Bratton Dismisses Report Of Return Of ‘Squeegee Men,’ Says They’ll Be ‘Taken Care Of’

Longtime New Yorkers will recall the problem: Vagrants accosting drivers at stop lights, spraying windshields of cars, wiping them down and then demanding cash.

08/08/2014

Bloomberg Says Returning Squeegee Men Will Be Wiped Away

Most folks consider them a nuisance. They come ambling up to your car and start wiping down your windshield, whether you want them to or not.

09/20/2011