76th Precinct

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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.

Cobble Hill »

Cobble Hill Trader Joe's Hit with Another Theft, But Still Has No Cameras

Another purse was lifted at Trader Joe's on Court Street, but the store still refuses to install cameras.

Cobble Hill »

Volunteers for Auxiliary Police Unit Sought in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn South  Patrol Borough is seeking new recruits for the NYPD's Auxiliary unit.

Carroll Gardens »

76th Precinct Gets New Commanding Officer

Captain Jeffrey Schiff was introduced to the community as the new CO of the 76th Precinct on Tuesday.