On Sunday, a woman became distraught during an argument and jumped into the Hudson River while wearing a heavy backpack. Luckily, Officers Collins and Poon from the 10th Precinct quickly responded. Using his training as a former lifeguard, Officer Collins dove in and rescued her! 🏊♂️
This cache of 34 weapons was recovered thanks to a joint investigation by #NYPD Field Intelligence officers and Domestic Violence officers from the 67 Precinct in Brooklyn.
During two separate street stops within one hour of each other, the 75 Precinct Midnight Anti-Crime Team recovered these guns from criminals in East New York, Brooklyn. Thanks to their proactive police work, these firearms will never be used to hurt anyone.
During a crime prevention workshop, a community member told our NYPD PSA 7 cops that there was an abandoned litter of kittens in a nearby construction zone. These cops quickly rescued the cats from the site and collaborated with @aspca and Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) to find them loving foster homes!
While arresting a suspect for stealing a car, our 69 Precinct officers found out about several guns at a location in Queens. With this intel, the Ceasefire Team and Field Intelligence Team secured a search warrant that resulted in the recovery of an AR-15 rifle and two handguns.
NYPD cops don’t just protect the streets of NYC! When our Harbor cops were alerted to a swimmer struggling as he tried to cross from NY to NJ, they quickly swooped in, rescued him from the water, and got him the medical attention he needed.
Crisis averted! Yesterday, Officers Charles and Doyle from Harlem’s 25 Precinct, swiftly responded to a shots fired call and found an unwelcomed visitor, a broken window, and this loaded firearm in the back of the caller’s home. These cops are out there keeping East Harlem safe!
During National Night Out, this little girl was devastated when she found out her raffle ticket 🎟 didn’t have the winning numbers that would’ve won her a bike. Captain Palmer felt so heartbroken for her that he decided to turn both of their frowns upside down by buying a brand new set of wheels. Say hello to one of our future #NYPD Bike Patrol officers! 🚲
It’s a girl 🎉 While on patrol, these Strategic Response Group officers were flagged down for a woman in labor in a nearby vehicle. Within minutes of responding, they assisted in the delivery of a healthy baby girl. We're happy to report that Mom and baby are doing well. Congratulations from the #NYPD!
Good boy, Rico! 🐕 Earlier this week, Detective Velez and K9 Rico assisted the NYPD 69th Precinct while they conducted a search warrant. Rico was able to successfully sniff out these firearms that were hidden in two separate vehicles.
Our officers from the 19th Precinct are gearing up with their bikes to patrol Upper Manhattan. Summer Streets will be in effect today and next Saturday from 7:30 AM to 12 PM on Park Ave, from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge and our officers will be out patrolling on foot, in cars, and on bikes! 🚶🚓🚲
While cops don’t sit in offices with a window, most of us have a great view of NYC! #NYPD officers are always out there making sure New York is safe and secure by land, sea, and air!
Today is National Purple Heart Day. We take this time to honor the brave men and women who were wounded on the battlefield and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country. The #NYPD has a proud history of military service and we’re privileged to have Purple Heart Recipients in our ranks. Detective Matthew Klein was wounded in Iraq by an IED explosion on April 9, 2005. Detective Wing Har was shot twice in Iraq on August 7, 2005 during an ambush. Both men served in the United States Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom. We salute you gentlemen, and on behalf of all New Yorkers, we thank you for defending our freedom and now protecting NYC. 🇺🇸
During a recent security survey, our Aviation Unit flew over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. #NYPD Aviation cops help keep NYC safe by patrolling critical locations throughout the city. On any given day, they can be called upon to provide tactical support to police officers on the ground, fast rope deployments, fire suppression, maritime security operations, and hoist operations. They also work with the department’s SCUBA divers to conduct water rescues and searches.
While on a bike ride, Margaret Zox Brown realized she had lost her backpack 🎒somewhere along the way. Luckily, Officers Martinez and Davis retraced her steps and reunited her with the bag. To thank them, Margaret plans on painting these #NYPD cops in a series about the everyday heroes in her life in NYC.
Whether you work in, live in, or are just visiting NYC, our #NYPD officers are vigilantly and attentively keeping you safe around the clock.
A man in Staten Island was clinging to life after attempting to commit suicide by cutting an artery in his arm. Thankfully, officers from the NYPD 121st Precinct responded and put their training into practice, they quickly applied a department-issued tourniquet, stopping the bleeding and ultimately saving his life. Help is always available: 1-888-NYC-WELL
A group of Canarsie residents wanted to help show support for officers who serve their community by holding a car wash for the local 69 Precinct. Thanks to all who made our cop cars squeaky clean❗
When our detectives go above and beyond to save a life, it’s no wonder we call them the “Greatest Detectives in the World”❗️ Detectives Blake & Rogers from the NYPD 112th Precinct Detective Squad in Forest Hills, Queens left the borough to save a missing and distressed man off the Brooklyn Bridge earlier this week. They were informed by the victim’s father that the man was missing and left a troubling note. When the father received a call from his son and found out his location, detectives didn’t hesitate to respond and bring the man to safety.
The Field Intelligence Officers from the 7️⃣-0️⃣ Precinct are making like our recent forecast and heating up! The hard work and dedication shown by our cops never fails to astound us, and this example is no different. Their work resulted in our streets being safer for all. Flatbush can rest easy at night knowing that these firearms will never be used to take a life or perpetrate a crime.
Can you spot the real gun⁉️ Too late❗ Officers from the @NYPD23Pct took this trio off the streets of East Harlem. Every day our cops face danger and fast decision making. Real & imitation pistols are used to commit crimes so we aim to to keep them out of the wrong hands.
Here in NYC, sometimes it’s just about lifting each other up! Wow, this guy’s got great seats! ⚾️
Instagram, Tyler. Tyler, Instagram. Tyler flagged down Officer Guevara in Queens just to tell him he wants to be a cop when he grows up. He already has the hat, so he’s pretty much halfway there!
After receiving a call about a man attempting to break into a resident’s home, our cops from the 111 Precinct responded. They canvassed the area, got a description, and conducted a car stop that resulted in the suspect‘s arrest. Turns out, he was armed and this wasn’t his first attempted robbery!
The sky’s the limit for these cops...well actually, the summit was—CONGRATULATIONS! ⛰ These #NYPD cops conquered the treacherous 40 mile journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for children with cancer.
“This is about gangs, intimidation, and violence,” said Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea last Friday as he was joined by the Manhattan District Attorney's Office and members of the Firearms Suppression Division to talk about a large takedown in Washington Heights leading to 11 arrests, 45 guns recovered, and a 96 count indictment.
***Attention New York City*** Sunday has been canceled. Stay indoors, nothing to see out here. Really, we got this. How about a hand for all our officers and traffic agents who are working outdoors in this brutal heat today? If you seen them out there, a smile and a Thank You will go a really long way (but maybe not the best day for hugs.)
Hot town, summer in the city!🔥 The temperatures are still soaring out there! Please remember to check on those who may be at risk in this heat...even those with 4 legs! And don’t forget to stay hydrated. 💦
Detective Gonzalez & Officer Perez are well-equipped and prepared to handle any emergency! While responding to a heroin overdose in DUMBO, these 84 Precinct cops found an unresponsive man on the kitchen floor of his apartment. Officer Perez quickly administered two doses of Naloxone before the man regained consciousness and was transported to a local Brooklyn hospital by Emergency Medical Services.
On Sunday, an armed robber stole a man’s cellphone on 15th St & 3rd Ave and fled the scene by carjacking a woman nearby. Thanks to Officers Difiglia and Juste from the 76 Precinct in Brooklyn, he didn’t make it very far. They caught up to the suspect, made an arrest, and recovered the firearm used in the previous crimes!
From Bay Ridge to Jackson Heights, our officers are out there taking dangerous narcotics off our streets. Just this week, Officers Costa and Azo from the 115 Precinct confiscated an assortment of drugs and a knife while responding to a call about a violent, erratic individual. In a separate incident, the 68 Precinct Anti-Crime Team carried out a search warrant that resulted in the seizure of heroin, crack, cocaine, oxycodone, MDMA, and amphetamines. Getting these narcotics off our streets is about saving lives and reducing violence.
Talk about the dog days of summer out there! 🐕 Officer Long, from our Highway Division, helped his new friend stay hydrated by sharing a few sips of his water with him. If you see a dog locked in a car on a hot day this summer, make sure to give us a call.
While most New Yorkers were gearing up for the Fourth, our 44 precinct anti-crime officers were hard at work and committed to keeping you safe. Thanks to them, this illegal firearm is now off the streets of NYC.
Today marks 2 years since we lost Detective Miosotis Familia after she was shot and killed while working in the Bronx. Today, a beautiful mural of her was unveiled at the 46 Precinct. This mural serves as a reminder to all of us as we continue our vow to #NeverForget.
Often imitated...never duplicated...and last night, these dangerous and illegal fireworks were CONFISCATED! We always urge our communities to leave the fireworks show to @macys but not everyone remembers fireworks are illegal in NYC. Thanks to our officers from the 123 Precinct in Staten Island, the community was able to celebrate a safer 4th of July.
Happy 243rd birthday to our nation. The NYPD will be out there all day ensuring that today is a fun and safe celebration for everyone! #independenceday
Congratulations to each of our newest #NYPD Police Academy graduates. After six months of training, you are now officially NYC cops. We look forward to seeing all the amazing things you accomplish. Welcome to the family and be safe!
Mountie vs. Mounted, who wore it better? We were honored to host our Canadian friends at yesterday’s NYC Pride March, and stand shoulder to shoulder with them (even if we did have a little bit of wardrobe envy). Happy #CanadaDay 🇨🇦!
We hope everyone had as much fun as we did at #WorldPrideDay in NYC! We were honored to march, celebrate and protect our fellow New Yorkers and the millions who came out from all over the globe. We march proudly into the future, while never forgetting our past. #Stonewall50 #nycpride #bornthisway #pride #pridemonth
Our NYPD family & all first responders mourn as we remember retired NYPD Bomb Squad Det. Luis Alvarez, who passed this morning. His strength — physical, mental & emotional — led us all, & we vow to #NeverForget him or his legacy — which was, simply, to have others do what’s right.
“I’m proud and humbled to be a part of this big #NYPD family.” Yesterday, Captain Sandhu became the first Sikh officer in the department to be promoted to the rank of Captain. Congratulation on all of your achievements. We look forward to seeing you continue your already stellar career!
Today's #NYPD promotional ceremony is a great time for our officers to see the dividends of their hard work, and also for their families to see that the sacrifices they've made were appreciated and recognized. Congratulations to all of our promotees!
It’s all in a day’s work! When Officers Longmire and Rossi from the 24 Precinct responded to a 911 call about an overdosing woman in Manhattan, they knew exactly what to do. They administered three doses of Narcan nasal spray and revived her—ultimately saving her life.
Lucky for Finest Football, @fdny was at Friday's football game because we were ON FIYAH! 🔥 Final score of the NPSFL National Championship was #NYPD - 23 #FDNY - 0 Good game to both teams!
When Nael stopped breathing, lifeless in her mother’s arms, her mother immediately knew who to call. Pictured below are her father, a now smiling Nael, and Police Officer Torres from the 23rd Precinct. He received the call and immediately sprang into action acting quickly, focused & prepared, taking her in his arms, performing CPR, saving her life, and keeping her family intact as a result. Our city’s heroes in blue are trained to be just that, and never fail to rise to the occasion.
The NYPD 72nd Precinct has expanded their ride-along program! When officers found this lost good boy, he fit right into the team, giving them a hand as they patrolled the streets of Brooklyn. Notice his tactical “rub my belly” posture.
In May, a man was robbed and thrown down the subway stairs by four assailants. Neighborhood Coordination Officers Rivera, Pagan, and the 23 Precinct Anti-Crime team never let the trail go cold! They tracked down all four suspects over the ensuing weeks, closing the case and making NYC a little safer.
Neighborhood Coordination Officers partnered up with Detectives in the 2-3 Squad following a shots fired job in the Jefferson Houses. After a thorough investigation, Detective Cortes and her team successfully carried out a search warrant and recovered this illegally possessed firearm.