POLICE INVESTIGATING 2 GUNPOINT ROBBERIES

By Jessica Brockington Police are investigating two separate gunpoint muggings last week, 20 blocks and 24 hours apart. Captain Marlon Lar … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE COMMUNITY COUNCIL ROUNDUP: BIKE COMPLAINTS, DOUBLE-PARKING, CRIME STATS AND MORE

By Jessica Brockington Regulating car and bicycle traffic was a lively topic at the 24th Precinct Community Council meeting Wednesday night, as the community … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE TALK ABOUT RECENT SHOOTINGS AND BRIGHT LIGHTS AT COMMUNITY MEETING

By Kimberly Conner In the wake of two recent shootings, Captain Marlon Larin and community members at a 24th precinct community council meeting Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

MYSTERIOUS TIRE-SLASHINGS, A BURGLARY SPIKE AND OTHER RECENT UWS CRIME NEWS

By Krista Carter Several Upper West Siders who parked their cars on Amsterdam Avenue between 107th to 110th streets awoke on Wednesday to find their tires had been slas … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPEEDING TICKETS IN 24TH PRECINCT JUMP 519%

By Krista Carter The NYPD's 24th precinct, covering the UWS above 86th street, held its last community council meeting of the year last week, explaining its att … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO ASK TOP UWS POLICE OFFICERS QUESTIONS

Local police precincts meet once a month to take questions from community members and to describe trends in local crimes. Given the concerns we've heard … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRIME NEWS: ATM-SKIMMING AT 7-ELEVEN, BIG RISE IN BIKE CRASHES, MOTORCYCLE THEFTS

By Krista Carter The 24th precinct community council meeting on Wednesday night covered a wide range of issues, from an increase in bicyclists getting hit by cars, to a series of recent motorcycle thefts, to the trend of teenagers stealing credit cards and cell ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOUR ARRESTED IN ‘UNRULY’ CROWD AT FREDERICK DOUGLASS HOUSES

We received several questions this weekend about why helicopters were circling above the West 100's on Sunday morning at about 1:30 a.m. Captain Marlon Larin of the 24th pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

GROUPS OF TEENS SWIPING PHONES, VALUABLES, FROM PEOPLE LOUNGING IN RIVERSIDE PARK

We received the following information from a community group that helps support the 105th Street Dog Run in Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMID PROTEST, BRATTON ENDS RAIDS ON UPPER WEST SIDE HOMELESS SHELTERS

Police Commissioner William Bratton said that the city will stop raiding homeless shelters, following an early-morning raid at an Upper West Side shelter last month that netted 22 arr … Read the rest of this entry >>

24TH PRECINCT GETS NEW LEADER IN NYPD SHAKEUP; MAJOR CRIME UP 9.7%

NYPD Commissioner Bratton switched up the leadership at several Northern Manhattan precincts last week, and put a new commander in charge at the 24th prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

EVEN MORE PEDESTRIANS HIT BY VEHICLES IN 24TH PRECINCT DESPITE EFFORTS

Efforts to keep pedestrians safer on the Upper West Side have been slow to bear fruit, as recent statistics show that the 24th prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD TURNS FOCUS ON SPEEDING AND FAILURE TO YIELD NEAR DEADLY CRASHES

The NYPD appears to be over its jaywalking blitz near the site of three deadly car crashes, and is refocusing efforts on corralling drivers who speed and fail to yie … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROBBERIES, ASSAULTS ON THE RISE IN 24TH PRECINCT

The 24th police precinct, which covers 86th street to 110th from the park to the river, has seen a spike in the number of assaults and robberies as compared to one year ago, according to NYPD stats. In the past [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ARMED ROBBER TARGETING UPPER WEST SIDERS; POLICE LINK 10 VICTIMS

Ten Upper West Siders have been robbed since January, possibly by a single suspect, according to police. The suspect, depicted at right, tends to target young men and women and follow them into their buildings before confronting them with a [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW 24TH PRECINCT CAPTAIN WARNS ABOUT IPHONE THEFTS, DETAILS RESPONSES

By Emily Baer Captain Ben Graham, who was recently appointed to the 24th Precinct (covers the Northern half of the Upper West Side), spoke at a community council meeting last month about some new safety concerns that have emerged and [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: WATER MAIN BREAK, 24TH PRECINCT ADDS MORE OFFICERS

April 20, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 71 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS CRIME RISES IN 24TH PRECINCT, A VICTIM SPEAKS OUT

The 24th Precinct as seen a spike in major crimes this year, with felony incidences rising more than 25% through the first week of April. In particular, felony assaults have risen 35% and burglaries have more than doubled, to 37. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: CRIME JUMPS IN 24TH PRECINCT, CENTRAL PARK SEX ASSAULT

February 22, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 55 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT TO SWING

June 27, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 83 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

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