LISTEN: Off-Duty Cop's 'Suspicious Male' with 'Hood Up' 911 Call Key to Vetrano Murder Case

LISTEN: Off-Duty Cop's 'Suspicious Male' with 'Hood Up' 911 Call Key to Vetrano Murder Case

John Russo, the NYPD lieutenant commander of detectives overseeing all active investigations in the city, called 911 on Memorial Day 2016 to report that a “dark-skinned” “single male” was walking through a “100 percent residential” portion of Howard Beach “looking at houses.”

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After Alleged Cop Slap, Ridgewood Students Defend ‘Heroic’ Guidance Counselor

After Alleged Cop Slap, Ridgewood Students Defend ‘Heroic’ Guidance Counselor

A day after a Ridgewood guidance counselor was charged with allegedly punching a cop while defending an emotionally disturbed students, children and parents at Grover Cleveland High School said they had the educator’s back.

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Reformers Remain Skeptical About New ‘Right to Know’ Law

Reformers Remain Skeptical About New ‘Right to Know’ Law

A new law designed to stop unconstitutional police searches is less than a week old, but its rollout and implementation is already encountering criticism from police reform advocates. Many leading reformers say the bill is too watered down — and that they don’t expect the NYPD to follow through in the first place.


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