Taxi Driver Robbed at Gunpoint

On Tuesday morning at approximately 2:35 a.m. a gunman robbed a taxi driver of $500 and an iP … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Are Sidewalk-Blocking NYPD Barricades Still Up on West 82nd Street?

For over a month, multiple NYPD metal barricades have blocked pedestrian access to the sidewalks lining West 82nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

Meetings Meant to ‘Reestablish Communication’ Between Police and Public Have a Limited Guest List

NYPD leaders addressed hot topics, like fireworks and homelessness, at meetings with small groups of community members, held simultaneously in every pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

Crime Falls on the Upper West Side, With One 1,000% Exception

Every aspect of normal life has slowed down for most Upper West Siders since the city shut down in mid-March. That even includes c … Read the rest of this entry >>

First Meeting With the 20th Precinct‘s New Commander is Fiery; People Alarmed About Homelessness and Youth Crimes

Homelessness and youth crimes dominated the discussion Monday night at an intense 20th Precinct community council meeting, held at the precinct house on 82nd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

20th Precinct Commander Malin Honored and Razzed as He Moves On

Dressed in civilian duds, flanked by his family, former Deputy Inspector Timothy J. Malin walked through lines of cheering off … Read the rest of this entry >>

At Police Meeting, Talk of Youth Robberies, Homelessness, Losses, and a Major Retirement

The 20th Precinct community council meeting Monday night was proceeding as expected, when Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin dropped a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Commander Tries to Reassure West Siders About Crime and Homelessness; Crime is Down But People Say ‘I Feel Unsafe’

The crowd was larger than usual at Monday night's 20th Precinct Community Council meeting, held at the precinct house at 120 West 82nd Street, near Colu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Suspected ‘Lookout’ in Scaffolding Assault Arrested

The alleged “lookout” in the assault and attempted robbery of a 57-year-old woman, in a scaffolding tunnel on Amsterdam Avenue between 68th and 69th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Dramatic Crimes Show 20th Precinct ‘Does Not Currently Have Adequate Resources,’ Assemblymember Says

Three crimes shocked the Upper West Side in the past two weeks, and led New York State Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal to request that 25 police offic … Read the rest of this entry >>

20th Precinct ‘Pouring All of Our Resources’ Into Finding Perps in Sucker-Punch Assault; Public Meeting Next Monday

The NYPD 20th Precinct detective squad is focused on finding four people in connection with the assault and attempted robbery of a 57-year-old woman … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cell Phone Scam Alert: Be Wary of Strangers Wanting to Borrow Your Phone

Good Upper West Siders as we are, we wouldn't leave a fellow New Yorker in distress stranded, would we? Especially when they are suffering one of the worst luxury proble … Read the rest of this entry >>

20th Precinct Combines Legwork and Technology to Locate Missing Tourist With Alzheimer’s

The first tweet was sent by the NYPD 20th Precinct at 2:11 p.m., Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Flashing Gun at M11 Bus Driver Arrested By 20th Precinct Cops

Quick action Friday morning by an MTA M11 bus driver and NYPD officers from the 20th Precinct may have prevented a tra … Read the rest of this entry >>

Talking Karma, Redemption and Reinvention with 20th Precinct ‘Treasure’ Yvonne Boyce

Nobody wants to have a reason to be at the 20th Precinct during the wee hours. But should you find yourself there, you’re more likely to be greeted by police administrative aide Yvonne Boyce than a uniformed off … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Knocked Down, Groped in Riverside Park

A local woman's typical evening walk with her pit bull through Riverside Park turned into a frightening struggle against an assailant around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, she tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gun-Toting Thief Swiped $150 Worth of Cold Medicine From Duane Reade, Police Say

Police are looking for the man shown in surveillance footage above and below because they say he stole a large amount of cold medicin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Chief Comes to UWS, Answers Questions About Gun Control, Bikes and Marijuana

NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill found a full house on a recent visit to a Community Council meeting at the 20th Precinct on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gunman Robs Duane Reade

A man armed with a gun robbed the Duane Reade at 2025 Broadway around 4:36 a.m. Thursday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Car Break-Ins Spike in Sections of the UWS; Too Many Tasty Valuables are Visible, Police Say

Although overall reported crime continues to plummet across the Upper West Side, car break-ins are way up in the 20th Precinct, Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin told attendees at the 20th Prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

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