NYPD touts 2015 as year of success for Queens North precincts
COURIER/Photos by Anthony Giudice

There was a sea of blue at Terrace on the Park on Tuesday morning, as officers from northern Queens precincts heard a report from the Patrol Borough Queens North commander about overall crime last year and plans to keep crime down in 2016. Assistant Chief Diana Pizzuti presented the SATCOM Queens North Year-End Review and 2016 […]

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Major felonies dropped around 110th Precinct in 2015: commander
THE COURIER/Photo by Brooke Smith

BY BROOKE SMITH Crime took a nosedive in the 110th Precinct last year, the precinct’s commander reported during Thursday night’s 110th Precinct Community Council meeting in Corona. Deputy Inspector Christopher Manson told attendees about an overall 7.5 percent crime reduction. The precinct is most pleased with its reduction in homicide, which decreased from eight in 2014 to one in […]

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Here’s how Queens cops fought crime borough-wide in 2015
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The “World’s Borough” was a safer place in 2015, according to the New York Police Department. The NYPD has released the 2015 crime totals for the seven major index crimes. Overall index crime in New York City fell by 1.7 percent when compared to 2014, and crime since January 2014 has decreased 5.8 percent overall. […]

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Cement truck strikes and injures three pedestrians in Elmhurst
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A woman and her two children were transported to Elmhurst Hospital after they were hit by a cement truck at Junction Boulevard and 55th Avenue in Elmhurst, the FDNY said. FDNY received a call about the collision at 2:34 p.m. All three pedestrians were reportedly standing at the crosswalk when the cement truck struck them after making a right turn. They […]

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Video released of suspect wanted for Elmhurst shooting
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No good deed goes unpunished. Police released a video Tuesday night of a gunman who recently shot and seriously injured a man who tried to break up a dispute between the suspect and a woman on an Elmhurst street. Authorities said the shooting occurred at 4:40 a.m. on Nov. 16 in the area of Roosevelt Avenue and […]

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