With shootings rising, more than 300 officers working desk jobs and other duties from across 30 divisions inside the nation's biggest police department are being redeployed for 90 days to patrol the most high-crime streets, police officials said Monday.
As Shootings Spike, 300 NYC Police Sent to Patrol
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A lot of comic book superheroes fight for justice in a city like New York, or New York City itself. Peter Parker -- AKA your "friendly neighborhood spiderman" hails from Queens. But, not all New York City-based superheroes are make-believ
The city is home to a number of living, breathing caped crusaders who patrol the streets. Among them, is Squeegeeman, who "fights crime and grime" in New York City.
Are we doing all we should be for traumatized kids, and if we did more would it prevent crime and violence?
We hear a lot about the stress that kids are under today--too many activities, too much homework, too much pressure to get into college…But what kind of stress does it cause if you're a kid who's abused, or who's a witness to violence, or whose parents are heavy drug users?
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