A police cruiser is towed in Far Rockaway. // Photo by Jason Lawrence

Crooked Cops ‘Dishonor Badge’ By Aiding Prostitution Ring, Brown Says

They’re supposed to serve and protect the everyday citizens of New York City, not sex traffickers and brothel owners. And for that, they may be going to prison.

Seven current NYPD officers and retired NYPD Vice Detective Ludwig Paz were indicted in Queens County Criminal Court yesterday for allegedly running a lucrative prostitution and gambling ring in Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island. Overall, 49 people were charged.

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the charges in a statement Thursday.

“Today’s indictments of one former detective and seven current police officers of the NYPD dishonor the badge,” Brown said. “The main culprit in this case — a retired detective — allegedly used his knowledge of the inner workings of the New York City Police Department to run a string of brothels in Queens, Brooklyn and Hempstead, Long Island.”

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‘Blade Runner’ and ‘Wall Street’ star Sean Young was questioned by the NYPD after the alleged theft of two laptops. // AP Photo

‘Blade Runner’ Star’s Alleged Laptop Theft Was Publicity Stunt

The laptops are back.

Actress Sean Young was accused of stealing two laptops from an Astoria movie production company that recently fired her, but by Wednesday, the devices appeared at her attorney’s office in Manhattan.

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The intersection of Redfern Avenue and Nameoke Avenue in Far Rockaway where NYPD officers shot a 15-year-old boy who allegedly shot a gun into a crowd of people. Google Maps photo.

Officers Shoot Teen Gunman Who Fired into Far Rockaway Crowd

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old boy fired a gun into a crowd in Far Rockaway

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Riders prepare to depart for the first annual Brian Moore Hero’s Run. Eagle photos by Andy Katz.

Cops Ride to Remember Brian Moore in the First Annual Hero’s Run

Hundreds of cops hopped on their hogs Saturday for the first annual Hero’s Run to honor deceased NYPD Officer Brian Moore, who was shot and killed in Hollis in May 2015.

Though the weather forecast predicted heavy rain, about 400 motorcyclists revved their engines in the parking lot at Resorts World Casino ready to ride for their fallen brother.

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The Queensbridge Houses, a NYCHA development in Long Island City//Metro Centric

Queensbridge Raid Nets 22 — Including 3 for Weed Possession

A year-long investigation concluded Wednesday with the arrest of 22 people inside the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City, including 3 for low-level marijuana possession.

The Queens District Attorney’s office announced the bust in a press release Thursday morning, which listed the names and charges for the 22 people arrested.

Of the 22 defendants, one was charged with criminal possession of a firearm and another with possession of an undisclosed weapon. Nine are charged with 7th-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance — the lowest-level criminal drug possession charge —and three are charged with marijuana possession.

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The Mayor and NYPD officials often tout NYC as the "Safest Big City In America." // Photo by NYPD News

Queens Murder Dropped, Shooting Incidents Rose In ‘Safest July’ on Record

By Jack Ryan It was the safest July on record, but try telling that to Queens’ 17 shooting victims. Murder

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