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Monday, January 8, 2007

New Stories on the WBNN and the Monitor

The West Bronx News Network and the Mount Hope Monitor have been updated.
Stories include a look at a 24 foot high surveillance tower that is destined for East Fordham Road sometime in the new year. "Sky Watch" has been used in Iraq, Afghanistan, and along the Mexican border. Now, the NYPD are using it in several high crime neighborhood across the city.
Speaking of crime, the complete stats for 2006 are out. In the 46th Precinct - which patrols Mount Hope, Morris Heights and the rest of Community District 5 - there's good news: Crime is down 12 percent on 2005, compared to a five percent reduction citywide. But drugs and violence remain serious problems, and the precinct made more arrests last year than any other in the city. Click here for more. (In November the Mount Hope Monitor profiled the 46th Precinct and its commanding officer, Kevin Harrington, at length. Click here for the article.)


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