Category Archives: - NYPD First Precinct

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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Cops ticket truck illegally parked on North End Avenue as PEP do nothing

July 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was biking this evening and saw a huge tractor trailer tow truck illegally parked in the turning lane in front of The North End

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Miracles do happen: PEP chase off tour bus

July 29, 2014- By Steven Greer Today, I spotted two huge

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Hotdog vendor by El Vez arrested

Update July 24, 2014- The hotdog cart vendor

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Preet Bharara goes after another state corruption target

July 1, 2014- The Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, whose office took over Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption

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DOJ now has Cuomo’s Moreland Commission anti-corruption records

Update May 28, 2014- The WSJ reports that the DOJ has instructed state officials to not destroy any documents obtained by the Moreland commission. May 13, 2014- The Post reports that the Federal DOJ now has the New York State … Continue reading

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Brookfield shuts down the only artery between north and south BPC for two days

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tonight and tomorrow, the Lowdown Hudson Blues is taking place this year, once again. It is produced by Brookfield Properties.

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Exclusive: Lack of restrooms at 9/11 Memorial causes people to pee on buildings

July 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The large 9/11 Memorial park, that is now open to anyone

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