Posts Tagged ‘Police’

After Narcotics and Murder, Top Cop Shifts to Quality of Life

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By Dan Rivoli In Christopher McCormack’s 21 years in the police department, he has spent time on the streets of Washington Heights and East Harlem. He most recently led a squad of more than 150 rookies at Patrol Borough Manhattan North, targeting high-crime spots north of 59th Street. In his native Bronx, McCormack was a [&hellip
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POLICE TRAINING FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY

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After the high-profile animal abuse case that landed pro-footballer Michael Vick in jail for his dog-fighting ring, local police will soon receive training in how to spot and effectively enforce animal cruelty laws. Gov. David Paterson signed a bill into law that allows the Municipal Police Training Council to develop procedures for police to investigate [&hellip
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CRIME GROUPS GET AWARD

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Three West Side crime prevention groups received the MetLife Foundation Community Police Partnership Award on Nov. 6. The national award acknowledged the success of the Westside Crime Prevention Program, Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center and 20th Precinct for their work with senior citizens at Amsterdam Houses and Amsterdam Addition. The West Side honorees were chosen from [&hellip
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