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Crime on Poplar Street Today

McBrooklyn’s scanner picked up the dispatch of police to Poplar Street this afternoon to search for a man, described as light skinned Hispanic and wearing a black hoodie, alleged to have commited one or more robberies on that street. Update: from the two comments this post has drawn, it appears to me (it’s been a […]

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84th Precinct Hurricane Advisory

Capt. Maximo Tolentino, new Commanding Officer of the 84th Precinct, has released this advisory: 1340 Hours: In connection with hurricane Sandy, staffing at the 84th Precinct has been consolidated into 2-12 hour tours, allowing for better coverage during this emergency. Since yesterday, 0700 hours, 84 Precinct personnel have been continuously visiting all areas looking for […]

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D.I. Mark DiPaolo Leaving 84th Precinct Command for New Assignment

Deputy Inspector Mark DiPaolo, who has served as Commanding Officer of the 84th Precinct for the past four years, is being reassigned by the NYPD to command the 90th Precinct, in Williamsburg. His successor at the 84th will be Captain Maximo Tolentino.

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Filming Continues On Remsen Thursday Night For Jason Bateman’s “The Longest Week”

Brooklyn Heights continues to be a sweet destination for 2012 dramedy “The Longest Week,” starring Jason Bateman, Olivia Wilde and Billy Crudup. At 11 p.m. Thursday, the bottom of Remsen Street was a maelstrom of lights and crew, as neighborhood filming wrapped Dec. 8. The shoot was briefly interrupted by real life NYPD police chase […]

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Trucks Troubling You? Come to 84th Precinct Community Council Meeting Tuesday

D.I. Mark DiPaolo, 84th Precinct Commander, sends us word that the 84th Precinct Community Council will meet this Tuesday evening, November 15, starting at 7:00, at the Baptist Temple, 360 Schermerhorn Street, between Third Avenue and Nevins Street. The featured event will be a report by the Truck Enforcement Unit. Also on the agenda are […]

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City Moves to Stop Tour Bus Congestion at Fulton Ferry

The City’s Department of Transportation and NYPD are taking action to alleviate what was a serious problem in the Fulton Ferry area during the warmer months last year: New York Post: The city is moving to stop droves of double-decker tour buses from idling and clogging the foot of Old Fulton Street during the summer […]

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Cops Ordered to Cite “Scofflaw” Cyclists

Police in Brooklyn have been told to be more active in stopping and ticketing cyclists who violate traffic laws. Areas targeted for special emphasis include Brooklyn Heights and other brownstone neighborhoods, as well as hipster havens like Williamsburg.

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Making the Traffic Flow “Just Like That”

Mr. J. catches NYPD traffic officer Wilbert Castillo earlier today keeping things running smoothly with a lively beat at Old Fulton Street and the BQE entrance. Video after the jump.

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Barricaded Subject on Pierrepont

There is police activity on Pierrepont Street tonight.  According to Gothamist newsmap, the call is for a “barricaded subject”.  DEVELOPING…. Update: This just in from BHB’s Weegee via Mama Weegee: It seems the “EDP” is a woman who has been acting erratically, eg, playing very loud jazz, burning incense, and claiming to be a “9/11 […]

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84th Precinct Hero Cops Honored

The three NYPD officers who nabbed a trio of teen thugs as they were about to shake down their alleged next victim were honored at this month’s 84th Precinct Community Council meeting: Brooklyn Eagle: Capt. Mark DiPaolo of the precinct opened his speech by mentioning the previous meeting’s emphasis on street robberies in Brooklyn Heights. […]

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