Thirteenth Precinct Community Council meeting on Tuesday

Deputy Inspector Dave Ehrenberg at the 13th Precinct (Photo by Maria Rocha-Buschel)

Deputy Inspector David Ehrenberg at the 13th Precinct (Photo by Maria Rocha-Buschel)

Members of the community are invited to the next meeting of the 13th Precinct Community Council, which is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m.

The 13th Precinct Community Council meets on the third Tuesday of the month from September to June at the precinct, located at 230 East 21st Street, between Second and Third Avenues.

The Community Council provides a forum for community members to work with local police officers to address safety and quality of life issues.

This has been a busy month for major crime in the 13th Precinct’s catchment area, with an attempted rape in Stuyvesant Town, a heroin bust at Waterside Plaza and armed robberies of businesses.

Agenda for the meeting:

I. Report from the precinct’s commanding officer, Deputy Inspector David Ehrenberg

II. Comments and questions from the community.

The next meeting will take place on November 18. No meeting in December.

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4 thoughts on “Thirteenth Precinct Community Council meeting on Tuesday

  1. The following statement from Council Member Dan Garodnick was just released.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20th, 2014
    Contact: David Kimball-Stanley (212) 818-0580

    Stuyvesant Town Attempted Rape Suspect Apprehended
    Council Member Garodnick Applauds NYPD on Swift Work

    “I want to congratulate the brave men and women of the NYPD’s 13th Precinct and Special Victims Unit for swiftly apprehending a suspect in Friday’s attempted rape in Stuyvesant Town. An arrest was made on Sunday morning. This was a horrific assault in our community, and we are lucky and grateful to have a police force that investigated this crime with urgency and competence. I also want to thank the management and security of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village for working collaboratively with the NYPD. Residents of the community will rest easier knowing that an arrest has been made.”

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    • Councilman Garodnick can thank Managment all he likes, but Management did absolutely NOTHING to alert tenants about the attempted rape. The Tenants Association was the one to try to alert tenants via email and postings on its Facebook page. Management’s lack of response or acknowledgement that such a terrible thing happened here is shameful. They care more about the bottom line and not scaring away potential renters – and their parents – than about the safety of their tenants. Shameful, shameful, shameful behavior on their part. Flyers should have been posted in every building, just like they did to let tenants know what the new charge for their air conditioning would be. They have the manpower to get the job done, but, unfortunately, they lack the humanity, empathy and morality necessary.

  2. None-the-less we should all go to this meeting tomorrow and demand to know why it seems that crimes which occur in Stuytown are publicized as happening in Gramercy and why wanted posters and information is not shared with the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village community.

  3. Garodnick and Management did a big fat NOTHING. One of the officers at the meeting mentioned that Management had refused them access to post flyers in the buildings when there was another similar assault nearby. Lowlife amoral, money-grubbing filth!

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