Got a Story about the NYPD? We Want to Hear from You


Have you ever tried to report a crime to the NYPD? Were you dissatisfied with the response? Did the cops give you the runaround?

Graham Rayman, who wrote “The NYPD Tapes: Inside Bed-Stuy’s 81st Precinct,” in this week’s fresh-from-the-presses issue of the Voice, wants to hear your story.

Are you a police officer currently on the job or retired from the force? We’d love to hear your take as well.

Send any anecdotes, impressions, and experiences of how the NYPD takes crime complaints — particularly if you’ve witnessed an emphasis on hitting statistical targets — to

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 5, 2010

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