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Shakeup At Bronx Precinct in Alleged Crime-Stat Scam

Posted 7/20/15

The NYPD filed administrative charges against 19 officers at the 40th Precinct in the Bronx and removed its commanding officer after identifying 55 crime complaints that were improperly classified during a four-month period last year, the department announced July 17.

“One Lieutenant, eight Sergeants, nine Police Officers and one Detective are subject to departmental charges and specifications in connection with this matter,” the department said in a press release. ‘Based on the findings of the [Quality Assurance Division] audit, the commanding officer of the 40th Precinct has been administratively transferred.”

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