NYC School Safety Coalition Town Hall Meeting October 26, 2022

The NYC School Safety Coalition held a virtual town hall meeting on October 26th to discuss the guns found in schools so far this school year, the 1500+ weapons confiscated so far this school year, shootings outside of school, stabbings outside of schools, shortage of School Safety Agents, and the need for NYPD to assign […]

News 12: Teen arrested after bringing loaded gun into JFK High School

A Bronx teen was arrested after bringing a loaded handgun into JFK High School on Wednesday. The 16-year-old student was discovered with the gun in his backpack by school safety agents with a metal detector, police say. The agents also found marijuana and nearly $3,000 in his possession. The teen has been charged with possession […]

NY Post:  High schooler busted with loaded gun in backpack in NYC, police said

A teenager was busted Wednesday when he tried to bring a loaded gun through security at a Bronx high school, cops said. The 16-year-old, whose name wasn’t released because of his age, was caught with the weapon and marijuana in his backpack when he went through scanning at the John F. Kennedy High School Campus […]

NYPD Introduces New Frequency For School Safety Agents to Ensure Quicker Response Times

The NYPD has enacted a new procedure for the 2022-2023 school year that places School Safety Agents on their own frequency channel that is directly linked to 911. Previously, School Safety Agents at schools all over New York City shared a radio frequency with school staffers, educators, and administrators at the schools they were stationed […]

NY POST:15-year-old student killed in shooting after leaving school in Downtown Brooklyn park

By Larry Celona, Steven Vago and Priscilla DeGregory A 15-year-old student died Wednesday after he was shot by a masked gunman in a crowded Downtown Brooklyn park near his high school, cops said.  Unique Smith, a student at Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools, was shot by one of two masked bandits he had gotten into a fistfight with in McLaughlin Park Wednesday afternoon.  […]

ABC 7NY:15-year-old killed in Brooklyn park ID’d, shooting believed to be gang-related

Police have identified the 15-year-old who was fatally shot in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon and now believe the crime may be gang-related. Unique Smith was inside McLaughlin Park when a school-aged suspect walked up to him and asked for his gang affiliation, according to witness statements given to the NYPD. A fistfight ensued, and that’s when […]

News 12: 17-year-old boy shot across from Lincoln High School

The NYPD has confirmed that a 17-year-old boy was shot across the street from Lincoln High School on Friday.   This marks the second teen shot this week near a school.   Police say the victim is expected to survive a gunshot wound to the abdomen.   Shots were fired on Ocean Parkway right near Lincoln High School, where […]