Mount Vernon Police Reform Commission’s Final Report

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MOUNT VERNON, NY – March 12, 2021 – Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard announced the Mount Vernon Police Reform Commission (MVPRC) final report, consisting of forty-three recommended reforms to the Mount Vernon Police Department. The draft report is open for public comment through Friday, March 12, 2021 at https://cmvny.com/2021/03/11/mount-vernon-police- reform-commission-report/ all comments can be submitted to communications@cmvny.com. . The Mount …

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Applications Available to Join the Mount Vernon Police Department

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THE BLUE TRUTH: Mount Vernon Police Ongoing Investigation Into Alleged Corruption: The Paradoxical Promotion of the Accuser and the Acquittal of the Accused
By MARIE BELL-MACK

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — February 26, 2021 — A day after the February 18, 2021, publication in Esquire Magazine of ongoing allegations of corruption among Mount Vernon Police Department (MVPD) narcotics officers broke, the City of Mount Vernon’s progress report dated February 18, 2021, on the internal investigation was made available to some in the news media. The supervising sergeant at the head of the …

TribuneTHE BLUE TRUTH: Mount Vernon Police Ongoing Investigation Into Alleged Corruption: The Paradoxical Promotion of the Accuser and the Acquittal of the Accused
By MARIE BELL-MACK

Mount Vernon Detectives Solve Decades Old Cold Case

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MOUNT VERNON, NY == November 25, 2020 — On Friday May 7, 1993 at 10:35 PM, Jacinto Liriano, a family man who had just a month prior, immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic, was shot and killed during a robbery attempt in front of 316 West First Street in the City of Mount Vernon. Detectives from the …

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Silence Above Honor: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mount Vernon Mayor André Wallace

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Part 2 of a 5-Part Series MOUNT VERNON, NY — October 7, 2020 — The cornerstone of a government is the length to which it goes to protect the weakest and most vulnerable of its citizens.  Often, that responsibility falls to a government’s law enforcement divisions.  It’s a hard job, to be sure.  And, it’s an important one.  Because, if …

eHeziSilence Above Honor: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mount Vernon Mayor André Wallace

THE GOTHAMIST: The Mount Vernon Police Tapes: In Secretly Recorded Phone Calls, Officers Say Innocent People Were Framed
By GEORGE JOSEPH

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    MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 6, 2020 —The Mount Vernon police tapes, obtained exclusively by Gothamist/WNYC, were recorded from 2017 to this year by Murashea Bovell, a 12-year veteran of the department who has been blowing the whistle on misconduct for years. LISTEN TO and READ THE REPORT divulged by George Joseph in The Gothamist via this hyperlink: …

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By GEORGE JOSEPH

BLUE TRUTH: Corruption and Nepotism Permeates the Yonkers Police Department
By HEZI ARIS

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The Spano Family Tree Hezitorial The Yonkers Police Department (YPD) has an upcoming police academy class scheduled later this week. Protocol demands a swearing-in ceremony which is thereafter followed by applying oneself to taking the course in anticipation of learning the process, graduating, and to follow the women and men who had and still serve and protect life, limb, and …

eHeziBLUE TRUTH: Corruption and Nepotism Permeates the Yonkers Police Department
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Crime Rate in Mount Vernon Drops 32% Since 2011

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — February 5, 2018 — Mount Vernon was a safer place in 2017, according to the annual compilation of crime statistics by the city’s Police Department, which show overall crime is down a dramatic 32% since 2011 across seven major crime categories. Mayor Richard Thomas, joined by her, members of the department, and representatives of the New …

eHeziCrime Rate in Mount Vernon Drops 32% Since 2011

Eight Members and Associates of the Mount Vernon Goodies Street Gang Charged in Federal Court with Racketeering, Narcotics, and Firearms Offenses

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — October 21, 2017 — Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Anthony A. Scarpino Jr., Westchester County District Attorney, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced Friday, October 20th the unsealing of an Indictment charging …

eHeziEight Members and Associates of the Mount Vernon Goodies Street Gang Charged in Federal Court with Racketeering, Narcotics, and Firearms Offenses

Mayor Davis Vows Mount Vernon Will Not Be Held Hostage

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — In response to the latest fatal shooting in the city on Friday evening, April 6, 2012, Mayor Ernest D. Davis has called upon county and state authorities to work alongside the Mount Vernon Police Department. "We can't let people get the false impression that it's okay to think they can shoot to kill in our neighborhoods," …

eHeziMayor Davis Vows Mount Vernon Will Not Be Held Hostage