The Legendary Police Athletic League Honored At City & State’s Protecting NY Summit 2018

On July 17th, the Police Athletic League and Executive Director Frederick Watts were honored for their great work from Harlem to Hollis at City & State’s Protecting New York Summit and Awards held at Baruch College. Continue Reading →

Slain NYPD Cop Shot In Harlem Honored With Street Naming

Nearly two years after NYPD cop Randolph Holder was fatally shot by a reputed gangbanger, hundreds of uniformed officers and family members joined together Friday to rename the Queens street where he grew up in his honor. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Farina, O’Neill Announce Safest School Year Ever From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio (right), Police Commissioner James O’Neill and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that the 2016-17 school year was the safest school year on record, with an 18 percent decrease in major crime since the 2014-15 school year. Continue Reading →

Trafficking Ring Brought At Least 86 Guns Into Harlem NY From Virginia

guns1Four members of a gun trafficking ring that has smuggled at least 86 firearms into New York City from Virginia were indicted Monday, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Continue Reading →

Crack Bust Nets 17 Arrests At East Harlem’s AK Houses

ak housesSeventeen members of a gang responsible for selling crack at an East Harlem affordable housing development have been arrested following a 10-month investigation dubbed “Operation Insomnia.” Continue Reading →

What We Know About Ahmad Khan Rahami, The Chelsea Explosion Suspect

americas-most-wanted-ahmad-khan-rahamiAhmad Khan Rahami, 28, the lead suspect in last weekend’s series of nonfatal bombings in New Jersey and New York City, was a native of Afghanistan who grew up in the U.S. but made a couple recent trips back to the Middle East, where investigators now believe he may have been radicalized, various law enforcement sources told source. Continue Reading →