New Bronx Borough Commander Assigned

The Bronx has a new NYPD Borough Commander and he is committed to keeping our streets safe from crime.Assistant Chief Carlos Gomez, 48, is stepping in as the new commanding officer of the Bronx, a title formerly held by Assistant Chief Thomas Purtell, who was assigned to the commanding...

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    He was stripped of his gun and shield and transferred to a desk job at borough headquarters after being charged with sex abuse, forcible touching, official misconduct and harassment.
    12/1/2016 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • NYPD: Bronx killings rise as they fall in rest of the city
    More than a year ago, Inspector Carlos Valdez took over as commander after a scandal erupted in which ... But overall, a big bright spot for the borough is a decline in shootings, with the Bronx seeing a drop of 23 percent, better than the 21-percent ...
    07/9/2016 - 8:02 pm | View Link
  • Man killed in police-involved shooting in the Bronx, cops say
    Three officers then fired 31 shots at Lloyd, NYPD Bronx Borough Commander Larry Nikunen told reporters at the scene, striking him multiple times. It did not appear that Lloyd fired his gun at police, a source said. Lloyd was taken to Jacobi Medical ...
    06/19/2016 - 2:52 am | View Link
  • INTERACTIVE: Presidential Visits to The Bronx Throughout History
    Barack Obama may have been the latest U.S. president to visit the borough when he gave a speech at Lehman College on May 4 — but he is far from the only commander in chief to pay The Bronx a visit. The history of presidents traveling to the area dates ...
    05/26/2015 - 8:28 pm | View Link
  • Bronx Murder Rate Lowest in 50 Years
    The Bronx murder rate has been under 100 for the past two consecutive ... We must praise the efforts of the New York City Police Department's Bronx Borough Commander, Precinct Commanders, and Police Officers. We also have to recognize the efforts of ...
    01/5/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Kelly: Five portraits of lives forever changed by 9/11 ...
    Five stories, each one separate and distinct, yet all irrevocably linked by a singularly tragic event that America knows by two iconic numbers: 9/11.
    12/4/2016 - 11:53 am | View Website
  • Riverdale, Bronx
    Riverdale is an affluent, upper middle class residential neighborhood in the northwest portion of the Bronx, a borough in New York City. Riverdale, which has a ...
    12/2/2016 - 12:46 pm | View Website
  • Morris Yacht and Beach Club
    All About The Morris Yacht and Beach Club For over 100 years, our Club has been an institution on City Island, and our clubhouse a welcome landmark for sailors ...
    11/30/2016 - 7:33 am | View Website
  • Organization of the New York City Fire Department
    The New York City Fire Department, like most fire departments around the world, is organized in a paramilitary fashion.
    11/30/2016 - 4:42 am | View Website
  • The Invisible Island – Narratively
    The Invisible Island By Christopher Maag September 19, 2012. Nearly one million people are buried in mass graves off of the Bronx. But the city prefers you know ...
    11/29/2016 - 1:11 pm | View Website
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