Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Harlem (New York, NY) or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Wednesday Aug 19 | via New York Daily News
Cops re-captured trespassing suspect Austin Stevenson on Wednesday, three days after he knocked an arresting officer off balance and escaped from police custody early Sunday. An escaped prisoner who bolted from a Harlem police stationhouse and eluded the NYPD for three days was apprehended in Brooklyn early Wednesday, officials said. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via New York Post
Austin Stevenson, 25, was cuffed for trespassing inside a building in East Harlem on East 103rd Street near Lexington Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Sunday before slipping away from cops, officials said. He was found hiding out in the East New York section of Brooklyn with a pal around 6:50 a.m., sources said. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via Cybercast News Service
It was a familiar sight a generation ago, when New York was plagued by lawlessness that police have worked for years to dispel. Yet Guardian Angels volunteers made a pointed return this month to Central Park for the first time in over two decades, citing a 26 percent rise in crime there so far this year. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Independent Women's Forum
"For those of us with long memories of the pre-Giuliani New York, it feels like we're in a time machine: The Guardian Angels are patrolling Central Park again . Crime in Central Park is up 26 percent this year," Jim Geraghty writes in his Morning Jolt email this morning. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Crescent-News.com
It was a familiar sight a generation ago, when New York was plagued by lawlessness that police have worked for years to dispel. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via New York Business.com
New York City announced Thursday that it plans to devote $22 million annually to a new program, NYC Safe, that will "weave together law enforcement and clinical treatment" to address the needs of mentally ill residents who are prone to violence. The initiative is part of a larger mental-health agenda, outlined in a December report by the Mayor's Task Force on Mental Health and Criminal Justice, that Mayor Bill de Blasio said will receive nearly $350 million in funding over the next three years. Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via New York Daily News
"If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat," wrote Simone de Beauvoir. In politics, the adage's flipside is also true: Live long enough and you'll see discredited ideas gain acceptance - and even be celebrated. Comment?
Jul 25, 2015 | via CBS Local
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Jul 24, 2015 | via MyFoxNY
The New York City Police Department is seeking to find a missing 12-year-old. The girl, from Pennsylvania, was visiting her mother in Harlem and went missing about 8 p.m. on Saturday. Comment?
Jul 23, 2015 | via MyFoxNY
A man is on the run after escaping police custody shortly after being caught with a large stash of drugs and a gun silencer. Officers say 57-year old Arthur Collins had crack, heroin, cocaine, and marijuana on him when he was arrested on Madison Avenue near 126th Street Friday night. Comment?
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