Tag: Stop and Frisk

BREAKING NEWS: Controversial Commanding Officer of 40th Precinct In The Bronx Is Reassigned

Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack, who was at the center of controversy on the Stop & Frisk practices of the NYPD has been reassigned to the 46th precinct, Welcome2TheBronx has learned.

McCormack made headlines when we was caught on tape saying, “I have no problem telling you this,” the inspector said on the tape. “Male blacks. And I told you at roll call, and I have no problem [to] tell you this, male blacks 14 to 21.” by officer Serrano who secretly recorded the conversation.

As Use Of Stop & Frisk Declines, So Do Complaints Against NYPD Officers In the Bronx

Stop and Frisk has declined during the past years and with that came a drop in complaints against the NYPD.

THE 40th Precinct in the Bronx which covers Melrose, Mott Haven, and Port Morris and had the largest complaints citywide still saw a drop of over 6%.

Let’s not forget that murders dropped by 20% in NYC in 2013 despite a decrease of the controversial program which advocates of stop and frisk said would lead to chaos and an increase in homicides.

Murders & Shootings Drop Precipitously Since De Blasio Took Office Despite Fear Mongering From Critics of A Return To The Dark Years In NYC

According to data obtained by the Daily News, murders have dropped a whopping 21% from January 1st to March 9th of this year when compared to the same period last year. Shootings also dropped 14% along with overall crime by 2% during this same time period INCLUDING an historic 10 day murder-free span in February — the longest period ever on record.