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Brooklyn’s Private Jewish Patrols Wield Power

The call went out as a Code 100, a sex crime: A man was masturbating in a gray Hyundai near some children on a street in Borough Park. Read more

After Bribery Arrest, New Questions Emerge About Powerful Orthodox Security Patrol Shomrim

Now, a sprawling FBI investigation into corrupt relationships between Orthodox activists and the NYPD is drawing new attention to longstanding concerns about the group’s influence in the neighborhood, and its unusually close ties to the NYPD’s 66th Precinct in Boro Park. Read more