News and updates about NYPD

Orthodox NYPD recruit to receive top award at police graduation

Allan Pearlman, an Orthodox Jewish NYPD recruit, to receive award for Exceptional Police Duty upon his graduation.

Orthodox NYPD recruit to receive top award at police graduation

NYPD reports 45 anti-Jewish hate crimes in June

NYPD says the total number of antisemitic crimes for June 2024 is more than double the tally during the same month last year.

NYPD reports 45 anti-Jewish hate crimes in June

Brooklyn:

Driver verbally attacks, tries to run over yeshiva students

Driver passing a Hasidic Jewish school in Brooklyn verbally assaults a group of Jewish people before trying to run them down. NYPD investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

Driver verbally attacks, tries to run over yeshiva students

At anti-Israel protest:

NYPD Assistant Chief accidentally pepper sprays himself

NYPD Assistant Chief James McCarthy accidentally pepper sprays himself in the face while attempting to arrest protesters blocking the Manhattan Bridge.

NYPD Assistant Chief accidentally pepper sprays himself

Father turns in anti-Israel protester who vandalized WW1 memorial

16-year-old arrested after being photographed spray-painting 'Gaza' on Central Park World War One memorial to the 107th Infantry during anti-Israel demonstration.

Father turns in anti-Israel protester who vandalized WW1 memorial

Central Park:

Anti-Israel protesters vandalize World War 1 memorial

1,000 anti-Israel protesters attempt to disrupt Met Gala, vandalize WW1 and Civil War memorials in Central Park.

Anti-Israel protesters vandalize World War 1 memorial

'A proud moment'

NYPD regains control of CCNY campus, raises US flag

Approximately 300 were arrested overnight at CCNY and Columbia after the NYPD was called on to clear out anti-Israel protesters who had been occupying the campuses.

NYPD regains control of CCNY campus, raises US flag

Columbia University:

Anti-Israel protester hit counterprotester in face with rock

NYPD searching for suspects after multiple people carrying Israeli flags assaulted in separate incidents in New York City.

Anti-Israel protester hit counterprotester in face with rock

Columbia University:

More than 100 arrested at pro-Palestinian Arab protest

More than 100 people arrested as police enter Columbia University to disperse a pro-Palestinian Arab protest.

More than 100 arrested at pro-Palestinian Arab protest

After Iranian attack:

NYPD to beef up security around Jewish institutions

New York City Mayor Eric Adams directs New York Police Department to beef up security around Jewish institutions, stresses there is no direct threat at this time.

NYPD to beef up security around Jewish institutions

Reversing previous trend:

NYPD reports spike in antisemitic crimes

NYPD reports 43 antisemitic incidents in the five boroughs last month, more than double the 17 reported in February.

NYPD reports spike in antisemitic crimes

Bomb scare in Times Square:

Police blocked from scene by anti-Israel protestors

After Uber driver finds grenade in his back seat, protestors staging anti-Israel march block bomb squad from reaching scene to cordon off and dispose of the grenade.

Police blocked from scene by anti-Israel protestors

New York:

Protesters arrested after blocking rush hour traffic

Multiple anti-Israel protesters arrested after using cars to halt traffic at the Brooklyn Bridge and two major tunnels during rush hour.

Protesters arrested after blocking rush hour traffic

Surge in antisemitism continues

NYPD reports 31 antisemitic crimes in January

Since the start of October, there have been 193 antisemitic incidents in New York City.

NYPD reports 31 antisemitic crimes in January

Crown Heights: 12 arrested in brawl at 770

Twelve arrested as fracas breaks out over tunnel at Chabad headquarters.

Crown Heights: 12 arrested in brawl at 770

Riot at 770 as police seal secret tunnel

Chabad worshipers violently clashed with police who attempted to seal a tunnel dug under the historic 770 synagogue.

Riot at 770 as police seal secret tunnel

NYPD:

Antisemitic crimes fall to 31 in December, still double 2022

Antisemitic hate crimes fall from over 60 in October and November to 31 in December in sign post-Octiber 7 wave may be waning.

Antisemitic crimes fall to 31 in December, still double 2022

Anti-Israel disruption:

NYPD deploys thousands of officers to protect Jan. 1 ball drop

NYC Mayor Eric Adams says he is "sure" anti-Israel activists will attempt to disrupt Times Square ball drop after Christmas disruptions.

NYPD deploys thousands of officers to protect Jan. 1 ball drop

NYPD tells son of Elie Wiesel to put away Israel flag at protest

Elisha Wiesel, son of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Holocaust survivor, surrounded by mask-wearing anti-Israel activists at Penn Station.

NYPD tells son of Elie Wiesel to put away Israel flag at protest

Protestors demanding destruction of Israel clash with NYPD

5,000 protestors gather for demonstration in Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn calling for the destruction of Israel.

Protestors demanding destruction of Israel clash with NYPD

Inspired by Adams' visit:

NYPD to use drones to monitor noisy parties

NYC Mayor Eric Adams expressed his admiration for the use of drone technology by Israeli security services during his visit to Israel.

NYPD to use drones to monitor noisy parties

Off duty police officer shot in Queens

The officer who was shot in the leg was taken to Elmhurst Hospital. To suspects were detained.

Off duty police officer shot in Queens

Megaphone snatching incident:

NYPD throws out complaint against MK Rothman

MK Rothman described the incident: 'A small group of violent protesters attacked my wife and me as we walked in New York late at night.'

NYPD throws out complaint against MK Rothman

Coney Island targeted by antisemitic vandals

NYPD Hate Crime Task Force investigating swastika found on building in Brooklyn neighborhood.

Coney Island targeted by antisemitic vandals

Arsonist causes 'horrifying' damage to NYC Chabad Mitzvah Tank

NYPD investigating after individual sets fire to Mitzvah Tank in Crown Heights, causing massive exterior and interior damage.

Arsonist causes 'horrifying' damage to NYC Chabad Mitzvah Tank

New York:

Teens wanted in connection with antisemitic attacks in Queens

Group of teens wanted for series of antisemitic attacks during Passover, including rock-throwing and shouting antisemitic remarks.

Teens wanted in connection with antisemitic attacks in Queens

Suspect in Queens antisemitic crime spree arrested by NYPD

Man accused of string of antisemitic incidents, including vandalizing synagogue sidewalk with swastika.

Suspect in Queens antisemitic crime spree arrested by NYPD

NYPD searching for man accused of 6 antisemitic incidents

NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force probing multiple incidents across Queens suspected to have been perpetrated by antisemitic vandal.

NYPD searching for man accused of 6 antisemitic incidents

NYPD probing swastika at Columbia Law school as hate crime

Antisemitic graffiti found at New York City law school being investigated by NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force.

NYPD probing swastika at Columbia Law school as hate crime

NYPD probing two antisemitic hate incidents in Queens

Anti-Jewish graffiti in two Queens neighborhoods, including swastikas, denounced by local politicians as 'vile acts of hate.'

NYPD probing two antisemitic hate incidents in Queens

NYC park building vandalized with swastika, antisemitic graffiti

Officials remove hateful graffiti from Bayside, Queens park after police investigation.

NYC park building vandalized with swastika, antisemitic graffiti

NYPD warns of ‘National Day of Hate’ planned by neo-Nazi groups

Antisemitic rallies set to take place across the United States on Friday, with NYPD warning of events in NYC and Chicago.

NYPD warns of ‘National Day of Hate’ planned by neo-Nazi groups

NYPD to increase patrols city-wide after Jerusalem terror attack

In wake of Neve Yaakov terror attack, NYPD increasing patrols across New York City, including at synagogues.

NYPD to increase patrols city-wide after Jerusalem terror attack

Jewish woman assaulted near Crown Heights subway station

Shomrim pursues man who grabbed and pushed victim but NYPD does not make arrest.

Jewish woman assaulted near Crown Heights subway station

NYPD searching for vandal who damaged Staten Island synagogue

Hate crime investigation opened after individual damages property of Staten Island synagogue.

NYPD searching for vandal who damaged Staten Island synagogue

Murder in NYC:

Jewish man stabbed to death outside Brooklyn restaurant

30-year old victim stabbed to death after getting into altercation with man outside eatery in Marine Park neighborhood.

Jewish man stabbed to death outside Brooklyn restaurant

NYPD official:

'New Year's Eve attacker was linked to Islamist extremism'

NYPD chief of intelligence and counterterrorism says 19-year-old who attacked policemen with machete yelled "Allahu Akbar".

'New Year's Eve attacker was linked to Islamist extremism'

NYPD seeking public's help following antisemitic attack

The attack on a 63-year-old man took place in Central Park last Wednesday.

NYPD seeking public's help following antisemitic attack

145% increase in antisemitic hate crimes in New York in November

Anti-Jewish incidents make up up 60% of all hate crimes in New York City in month of November.

145% increase in antisemitic hate crimes in New York in November

Watch:

NYPD officers and bystander save man on subway tracks

Bodycam footage shows two New York City police officers and bystander saving a man who fell on the tracks at Manhattan subway station.

NYPD officers and bystander save man on subway tracks

Threat to NYC Jewish community foiled

NYPD commissioner says threat to Jewish community has been foiled.

Threat to NYC Jewish community foiled

NYPD increases patrols in Williamsburg amid rise in antisemitism

As anti-Jewish attacks surge in neighborhood, police announce increased presence in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

NYPD increases patrols in Williamsburg amid rise in antisemitism

New York City:

Violent crime surging as shootings, murders decrease

New NYPD data shows major crimes are skyrocketing in NYC even as murders and shootings decrease compared to last year.

Violent crime surging as shootings, murders decrease

Former NYPD deputy chief, friend of Jewish community, dies at 64

Retired NYPD deputy chief was known for close relationship with Jewish community, and for working with volunteer Jewish organizations in NY.

Former NYPD deputy chief, friend of Jewish community, dies at 64

Vandal draws swastika on box in front of Brooklyn yeshiva

NYPD releases footage of individual who drew swastika on box in front of yeshiva hoping public will identify suspect.

Vandal draws swastika on box in front of Brooklyn yeshiva

Manhattan:

Jewish man attacked by pro-Palestinian protestors

Jewish man beaten by pro-Palestinian protestors in apparent hate crime being investigated by NYPD.

Jewish man attacked by pro-Palestinian protestors

Former officer convicted of attacking police during Capitol riot

The former NYPD officer told members of the jury he was protecting himself from Capitol Hill police.

Former officer convicted of attacking police during Capitol riot

NYPD looking for suspect behind swastika on Manhattan building

New York City police are looking for a man captured on a surveillance video drawing a swastika on a Manhattan office building.

NYPD looking for suspect behind swastika on Manhattan building

NYPD: Antisemitic hate crimes up 400% in February

56 hate crimes committed against Jews in February 2022, compared to 11 in February 2021.

NYPD: Antisemitic hate crimes up 400% in February

NYC Mayor:

'An attack on Jews is an attack on every New Yorker'

Mayor Eric Adams denounces antisemitic violence after Jewish teen attacked in Brooklyn.

'An attack on Jews is an attack on every New Yorker'

NYPD investigating two antisemitic assaults in Brooklyn

NYPD investigating two assaults on Jews which took place in Williamsburg on Friday night as hate crimes.

NYPD investigating two antisemitic assaults in Brooklyn

NYPD arrests Brooklyn man who punched Hasidic Jew

24-year-old Brooklyn man charged with assault after punching yeshiva student in the face in Crown Heights on Shabbat.

NYPD arrests Brooklyn man who punched Hasidic Jew

Suspect arrested in NYC attack on Jewish man wearing IDF shirt

NYPD have arrested a 27-year old man in connection with the December antisemitic assault of a Jewish man wearing an IDF sweatshirt.

Suspect arrested in NYC attack on Jewish man wearing IDF shirt

Two Jewish men attacked, called 'dirty Jews' in Brooklyn

NYPD investigating suspected hate crime after two Jewish men attacked in a store in Brooklyn.

Two Jewish men attacked, called 'dirty Jews' in Brooklyn

The Jewish cop who was NYPD's undercover detective in Israel

Mordecai Dzikansky, one of NY's Finest's finest, is dubbed 'the terrorist cop'. He searched for Kahane's killer, liasoned with Israel.Op-ed.

The Jewish cop who was NYPD's undercover detective in Israel

New York City Hall defaced with swastikas

Incident caught on camera, suspect identified by NYPD Hate Crime Task Force.

New York City Hall defaced with swastikas

Religious Jewish NYPD officer promoted to Inspector

NYPD Deputy Inspector Richie Taylor, 39, being promoted to Full Inspector.

Religious Jewish NYPD officer promoted to Inspector

Watch: Policeman pulls man from subway tracks as train nears

An NYPD officer was filmed leaping to the rescue of a passenger who had fallen unconscious on to the track as a train approached.

Watch: Policeman pulls man from subway tracks as train nears

Elderly Jewish plumber knocked to the ground in Borough Park

NYPD and Boro Park Shomrim searching for shirtless man who slapped elderly Jewish man in the face hard enough to knock him to the ground.

Elderly Jewish plumber knocked to the ground in Borough Park

NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year

Jews and Asians the victims of the majority of hate crimes in New York according to NYPD. Hate crimes overall up 139%.

NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year