(Courtesy: Ditmas Park Corner)A fake “officer down” call sent cops to investigate a Brooklyn apartment late Monday night, police said. The New York Daily News reports that the hoax comes days after a mystery caller used NYPD radio transmissions to threaten a police captain in Manhattan. “Officer down, officer
New York City streets have seen fewer robberies, shootings, and car thefts during the first half of the year, police officers announced Monday at One Police Plaza. There were 445 recorded shooting incidents citywide over a six-month period compared to a total of 555 in 2015, according to crime statistics.
Photo: nicolaitan / FlickrAn interactive map on Gothamist shows which New York neighborhoods have seen the greatest spike in vagrancy complaints. The map was created by freelance data journalist Steven Melendez, who analyzed calls about homelessness made to 311 from January 1 to August 31 in both 2014 and 2015. Data