76th Precinct

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Carroll Gardens »

Brooklyn's 76th Precinct Welcomes New Commanding Officer

Capt. Natalie Maldonado took over as commanding officer from Capt. Justin Lenz on Wednesday at midnight.

Red Hook »

2 Cab Drivers Robbed at Gunpoint in Red Hook, Police Say

The incidents occured on Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 about five blocks apart, police said.

Red Hook »

Crossing Guard to Monitor Streets Near Deadly Red Hook Intersection: Police

Capt. Justin Lenz said a crossing guard would be assigned to Lorraine and Columbia streets.

Carroll Gardens »

New Commanding Officer Takes Over at 76th Precinct, Police Say

Capt. Justin Lenz will be assigned to the 76th Precinct as of midnight on Wednesday, cops confirmed.

Cobble Hill »

Cobble Hill Thefts Drop as Police Spot Unattended Valuables and Open Doors

"Spot it to Secure it" was launched by the 76th Precinct in Cobble Hill last month.

Carroll Gardens »

Brooklyn Cop Charged with Assault Following Domestic Dispute, Police Say

Sony Joseph, 34, was arrested in south Brooklyn early Monday morning, police said.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

Thefts Up 100 Percent This Year at 76th Precinct, Police Say

The precinct has faced a number of iPhone thefts and robberies involving juveniles, officials say.

Red Hook »

Stop-and-Frisk Targets Brooklyn Minorities, but Organizer Sees Improvement

Black and hispanic residents comprised a majority of those police stopped in 2011, an NYPD report found.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Youth Court Holds Graduation, Swearing-In Ceremonies

Members of the court, ages 14 to 18, hear cases involving fellow teenagers accused of minor offenses.

Cobble Hill »

Cop's Twitter Feed That Posted 'Release Alerts' About Ex-Cons Goes Dark

Capt. Jeffrey Schiff of the 76th Precinct had been warning residents about recently released convicts.

Red Hook »

NYPD Captain Tweets Warnings About Felons Released from Prison

The controversial tactic raised concerns about released convicts not being allowed back into society.

New York City »

DNA and Narcotics Evidence Possibly Destroyed in Sandy Flooding, Kelly Says

Two evidence storage facilities sustained major damage in the storm, police sources said.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Initiative to Reveal Stop-and-Frisk Survey Findings

More than half of those surveyed said they have been stopped and searched by police.

Red Hook »

Gang Crackdown Caused Rash of Gunpoint Muggings in Red Hook, Cops Say

As cops disrupted drug activity last month, gangs sought other sources of illegal income, police say.

Ocean Breeze »

Cop Arrested for Gunpoint Rape in Staten Island Released on Bail

Arthur Roldan, 28, was charged with rape, menacing and assault, police said.