Category Archives: - NYPD First Precinct

The police memorial ceremonies 2014

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Once again, I was nearly road kill

April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Once again, I was nearly turned into road kill today. Sadly for my enemies, I survived. I was walking northward on South End Avenue, east side of the street, crossing Rector Place.

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Citizen places entire community board under arrest for violating state open meeting law

June 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has extensively written about the rampant violation of New York Open Meeting Law by the BPCA board and Community Board 1. Whenever

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Remove this bike path obstacle

July 4, 2013- By Steven E. Greer This 12-year-old barrier installed by the BPCA after 9/11 is obstructing the only bike

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Should the Downtown Connection bus service we pay for be only for BPC residents?

September 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I rode the Downtown Connection “free” bus service yesterday, and experience some really concerning things. When I boarded the bus on Water Street,

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NYPD helps remove tour bus from North End Ave

September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On Saturday, September 6th, 2014, a tour bus was illegally parked in the turning lane on North End Ave. This is a moving violation and not

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NYPD does nice job preventing motorcycle menaces during 9/11

September 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Over the last several years, misguided motorcyclists have somehow associated loud mile-long caravans of Harley’s and Japanese bikes

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California set to ban drones that violate privacy laws

August 23, 2014- California has a state bill that would ban the use of drones capturing photos of celebrities and others, in ways that violate current privacy laws.

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Men stabbed at the Seaport

August 20, 2014- DNAinfo reports, “— Three men were stabbed during a late-

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NYPD to start ticketing bicyclists

August 14, 2013- The NYPD will be cracking down on bicyclists breaking the laws of the street. This sounds good, but there

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BatteryPark.TV strongly supports the protestors in Ferguson, Missouri

August 14, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer, MD On Saturday, August 9th, a hand-to-hand battle broke out between a white police officer and an 18-yo African American in Ferguson, Missouri. The young man’s name was Michael Brown. He was … Continue reading

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Another yacht break-in at North Cove Marina

July 30, 2014- Just one day after BatteryPark.TV reported on the absence of the PEP security

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Drone lobbyists fail to sway FAA

August 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The scores of national newspaper and TV stories recently that have portrayed drones as super neat and vital for a new industry, while making no

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Mayor de Blasio distances himself from police scandals, blows off Night Out

August 6, 2014- If you were wondering why the Mayor was nowhere to be seen last night that the NYPD Night Out event,

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Complaints about drone spying into 2 River Terrace high-rise apartment windows

Update June 27, 2014- The NYPD is deferring to their central office on the legality of drones in Manhattan. However, they sent a link

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New video of WTC BASE jumpers as they land in a BPC grass lawn

The WTC BASE jumpers posted video from the third jumper. He popped his shoot right away, so he glided farther, all the way out over the Hudson,

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First Precint’s National Night Out

August 5, 2014- This year’s Night Out was produced much better, with a band, balloons, and more attendance due to greater promotion.

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Alan Wilzig throws fundraiser for NYPD

June 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tribecan banker and motorsport enthusiast, Alan Wilzig, hosted an NPYD fundraiser tonight at his townhouse. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the Guest of Honor.

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Help us find the missing PEP

July 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer A viewer commented today, “Where have all the PEP gone?”.

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BatteryPark.TV reporting leads to changes at top of WTC security

March 29, 2014- The Durst real estate organization, that now owns the One World Trade Center, has replaced the head of security for the construction project. The Post reports, ”David Velazquez — ex-director of the Newark FBI field office —

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