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84th Precinct Captain Not Optimistic About Getting More Cops for Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Eagle reports that, at last Tuesday’s 84th Precinct Community Council meeting, Capt. Sergio Centa was “not as optimistic” as he had been at the previous Council meeting about his ability to get more officers assigned to patrol Brooklyn Bridge Park in response to his request that followed the

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Times: Increased Police Presence at Pier 2 Following Shooting

Today’s New York Times reports that, following last week’s shooting incident–in which, fortunately, no one was hit by a bullet–there are now police posted at Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park every day after school, and “the 84th Precinct has requested that more officers be assigned to the park this summer.” The Times piece, by […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 3/31/15

Perps in a candy store steal no candy; a terrifying incident at Domino’s; and a nervous bank robber ask for little money and gets even less. It’s last week’s blotter.

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Women to Sue NYPD, Allege Racial Profiling in Remsen Street Parlor

The Daily News reports that three women who planned on having a spa day at Massage Envy instead wound up in a holding cell after a Massage Envy employee accused them of using a stolen credit card. The cops were called after a staffer at the massage parlor believed that the CitiBank credit card being […]

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Retired Corrections Officer Shoots and Kills Man at Borough Hall Station

An off duty corrections officer shot a man Tuesday night (3/10) after an altercation that spilled out from number 4/5 train onto the platform at Borough Hall station. (Note: The NY Daily News reports that the shooter is a “retired corrections officer”.) WPIX TV reports: A witness tells PIX11 that 2 young men were acting […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 3/6/15

An “old lady’s bike” (her words, not mine) was stolen from a bike rack at Court and Montague some time between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20. Aside from being geriatric, it was also purple.

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 2/15/15

Hello, lovebirds! Hope all you crazy kids had a great Valentine’s Day. And what can keep you more in the mood than another installment of the Brooklyn Heights Blog police blotter? Read it alone, or as a couple! (Or more, we don’t judge.) Our old pal Planet Fitness finally returned, thanks to a locker break-in […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/31/15

So I’m three weeks back at the police blotter and nothing yet to report from Planet Fitness. However, two incidents occurred on January 19th at the Atlantic Avenue YMCA, both at around 2 p.m. In the first, a 22-year-old man playing basketball left his backpack on the gym floor. When he was done shooting hoops […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/24/15

For those of you hunkered down under the inches of snow, it’s a special weekend edition of the blotter. Last Monday there were two reports of women being robbed in elevators. The first occurred at 8 a.m. on Bridge Street, where a thug stole $20, the second at 8:30 a.m. on Sands Street, where a […]

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84th Precinct Police Blotter – 1/15/15

Welcome to the first police blotter of 2015! Also the first blotter in quite awhile, my time had been taken up by one of those pesky full-time jobs you hear about – now that I’ve been laid off, I’m free to write about all the malfeasance in the neighborhood. (So if you know of any […]

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