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Clinton Hill »

88th Precinct Needs More Officers and Patrol Cars, Pols and Police Say

Public Advocate Letitia James held a town hall meeting to discuss resources at the local precinct.

Clinton Hill »

Rise in Clinton Hill Shootings Prompts Public Advocate to Host Safety Forum

Shootings in the 88th Precinct have nearly doubled since last year.

East Flatbush »

City Targets Infant Sleeping Deaths With Awareness Campaign

De Blasio's 'Safe Sleep' campaign aims to cut down on the nearly 50 babies that die each year.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Residents, Police Want To 'Bridge the Gap' Between NYPD and Public

Community members are hosting a youth forum and taking suggestions to help "bridge the gap."

Civic Center »

Pro-Police Protesters Face-off Against Anti-Police Brutality Protesters

About 100 demonstrators from both sides shouted slogans and pointed fingers Friday night.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Police Precinct Cracks Down on Illegal Motorcycles

Police have arrested more than 430 people for reckless riding since the beginning of the year, cops say.

Bushwick »

Bushwick's Surge of Liquor License Applications Prompts Extra Meetings

Bushwick's community board said liquor license talks were detracting from other "public safety issues."

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Post-Sandy Disaster Plan May Also Reduce Crime, Organizers Say

A new program designed to help NYCHA residents in a disaster can also help curb crime.

New York City »

Joe Lhota Says Inspector General Would 'Handcuff' NYPD

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is making public safety a cornerstone of his campaign.

New York City »

Bloomberg Says 2013 Candidates Have No Plans to Keep City Safe

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly echoed Bloomberg's concerns about an inspector general for the NYPD.

New York City »

Ending Stop-and-Frisk Will Cost Lives, Kelly Warns

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said changing controversial police strategies would be dangerous for NYC.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Mulls Plan to Slow Down Neighborhood Traffic

Community Board 12 approved a resolution asking the city to consider creating a slow zone in Inwood.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Leaders to Meet with Inwood Residents to Discuss Public Safety

Elected officials and communtiy leaders will meet with residents to talk about public safety in Northern Manhattan.

Manhattan »

No End in Sight for State Budget Stalemate, David Paterson Says

Gov. David Paterson predicted that another week-long budget extension bill would be required after June 20.