This Rambunctious Reveler
While characteristically rowdy, this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration-or at least the after-hours part of it, much of which unfolds in the bars along First and Second avenues-was rather subdued. The cops attributed the abundance of good behavior less to the war and terrorism jitters (which might, understandably, cast a somber pall Read More
NYPD’s Team Lawrence Tackles Hammer-Wielding Protester
One of the World Economic Forum’s most spectacular arrests, a Super Bowl XXXVI–style tackle, was made by none other than Howard Lawrence, the commanding officer of the 19th Precinct. On Sunday, Feb. 3, Deputy Inspector Lawrence was escorting a group of boisterous but well-behaved animal-rights protesters through the Read More
At first glance, the line of boys from the Allen-Stevenson School leaving the 19th Precinct last Monday in their blue blazers and khaki slacks seemed to suggest that things were returning to normal.
School groups would frequently visit the station house in less eventful times for a tour that included the holding cell off the Read More