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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week that law enforcement agents in New York will have a new tool at their fingertips—a state Health Department regulation that bans the sale, distribution, and possession of synthetic drugs. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 5:31 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Detectives with the NYPD, who field the phone calls from citizen-victims inquiring about the status of their case, noticed in many cases that there was no case. While an occasional misplaced file may have been a problem back in the days before most information was stored on a computer, you wouldn’t think such missing cases could be attributed to similar mistakes today. Instead, it seems, officers are just opting to not make an official report in many situations. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 5:08 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

In an effort to see just how big of a problem online illegal gun sales where, Mayor Michael Bloomberg authorized the city of New York to hire private investigators to look into it. The results show that there are many sellers who simply don’t care who it is that they are selling to, only that they get the weapon off their hands and money in them. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 3:47 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

The arrest and detainment of a 21 year old college student has made for a pretty nice story in the New York Times. But her story is one that’s repeated several times a day by the New York Police Department. The difference is, the leading character is usually male and usually a minority. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 at 1:54 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Interesting story on an NPR radio show about how a threat to an Apple Store employee via Facebook resulted in felony criminal charges. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Monday, October 24th, 2011 at 5:05 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Over the past 10 years, as other states across the country experienced dramatic upticks in crime and exploding prison populations, New York was experiencing something quite different. During that time, New York experienced its biggest drop in prison counts, falling 22% overall. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 2:11 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

When the New York Parole Board considers releasing someone on parole, they take several things into consideration including the crime that landed the inmate in prison, their progress while in prison, and their criminal history. Up until now, some considerations were merely advisory. Now, however, the board will be required to consider rehabilitation and recidivism in their reviews, a change that could lead to major changes in who is released and the number of parolees overall. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 10:48 am and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

The New York Police Department has opened a new unit, wholly dedicated to tracking suspects online via social media outlets like MySpace, Twitter, and Facebook. While many people share without abandon on their social media sites, not thinking (or even caring) about who might read the details of their life and what they might think. If you didn’t already wonder who was accessing those status messages, now you can rest assured that the long arm of the law will be watching. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011 at 10:57 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.