FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

NYPD Cop's Secret Audio Recordings Reveal Crime Report Manipulation

May 08, 2010  | 

New York's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood can be a rough place to work for NYPD officers who are placed under tremendous stress from commanders to maintain a high activity of "stop and frisks" and also report fewer crimes so crime statistics remain low, according to the audio tapes of one 81st Precinct officer.

The audio recordings are from eight-year NYPD officer Adrian Schoolcraft and have been obtained by the Village Voice, who is releasing the remarkable recordings via its website. Schoolcraft had spoken out to the Daily News in February about manipulation of crime reports in the 81st Precinct.

The tapes reveal precinct roll calls, conversations with command staff, street encounters, small talk and stationhouse banter.

Schoolcraft recorded hundreds of hours of cops talking about their jobs between June 1, 2008, and October 31, 2009 without the approval or knowledge of the NYPD.

Read the full story.

Tags: NYPD, Crime Reports


Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

majorpd @ 10/18/2010 4:08 AM

Hope this officer get the help he deserves. Standing up is not easy.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Secret Service Chief Resigns Amid Security Failures
A spate of security failures have lead to the resignation of the Director of the US Secret...
NYPD Officers Chip-in to Buy Gym Equipment
An overweight group of NYPD officers has gotten so out of shape that their commander...
San Antonio Police Chief Says They're Not Ready for Body Cameras
The police chief told the city council on Wednesday that implementation could be costly.
Virginia Sheriffs' Offices Searching Cold Cases for Link to Missing UVA Student
Police reveal there may be a new forensic link with the missing UVA student case and other...
Police on Manhunt Find Pipe Bombs in Woods
State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine