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NYPD's Photo Campaign Backfires, Exposes Aggressive Police Force
2014-04-23 10:40:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York Police Department has an image problem, and while many big city police departments face similar issues, in the case of the Big Apple social media is to blame. This week the NYPD launched a Twitter and Facebook campaign that encouraged average New Yorkers to share a photo with a member of the department. On Tuesday via the NYPD Twitter account (#myNPYD) a call was made for photos. The tweet noted: “Do you have a photo w/...

2014-03-31 08:21:00

Deal Follows Helinet's Work Developing Real-Time Video and Data Downlink Solution for NYPD's Domain Awareness System LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helinet Technologies, an international provider of aviation technology solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets, announced today its selection by the New York Police Department (NYPD) to deploy a custom airborne mission suite for the Department's four recently acquired Bell 429 Patrol helicopters....

2014-02-19 16:24:53

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 19 at 11 a.m., State Senator Kevin Parker joined Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams, and the Communities for Crisis Intervention Teams (www.ccitnyc.org) - a coalition of 50 behavioral health providers and concerned citizens - to call for the creation of specially trained Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs) that can partner with police officers to help better respond to the 100,000 "emotionally disturbed person" (EDP)...

Craigslist Ads For Prescription Drugs Result In Arrests
2012-10-14 05:24:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Twenty-one people have been arrested by the New York Police Department (NYPD) for selling prescription painkillers over the Internet, law enforcement officials announced on Thursday. The arrests come after an 11 month investigation known as "Operation Dot Com," in which undercover NYPD officers responded to Craigslist advertisements offering the drugs, according to New York Magazine reporter Joe Coscarelli. Officers made a...

2012-08-05 23:03:07

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm expresses concern over the NYPD´s Domain Awareness System, a soon to be launched program designed to track both criminals and potential terrorists. This program combines several streams of information, including citywide video surveillance and law enforcement databases New York, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 The New York Police Department is close to launching the “Domain Awareness System,” according to the...

Authorities Investigating Possible Terror Threat Linked To Online Image
2012-04-03 07:56:11

Counterterrorism experts from the FBI and the New York Police Department (NYPD) are investigating an image posted on multiple Arabic-language websites which appears to suggest that New York may once again be the target of a terrorist attack. According to Jana Winter of FoxNews.com, the "mysterious" image resembles a Hollywood-style movie poster and includes the phrase, "Al Qaeda Coming Soon Again in New York." Law enforcement officials are concerned enough about the graphic that they have...

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