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Muslim Man Comes To Rescue Of Jewish Woman After She Was Assaulted In Midwood, Brooklyn

A brave Muslim high school student helped cops bust a homeless sicko who randomly slammed his open hand into an Orthodox Jewish woman’s face on a Brooklyn subway train Tuesday night, officials said. Read more

66th Precinct Lieutenant Stripped of Badge, Gun Over NYPD Scandal

A high-ranking Brooklyn cop has been stripped of his badge and gun over ties to a key figure in an alleged $1 million NYPD bribery scheme. Read more

NYPD Probing Bogus Police Stop For Orthodox Couple In Marriage Proposal

The NYPD is investigating a bogus police traffic stop staged in Queens to help a Shomrim volunteer whose friend wanted to pop the question to his ­fiancée. Read more

Body of Yanki Kraus Found, 24 Hours After Disappearing

The body of a 21-year-old haredi man from Brooklyn was found on Wednesday, one day after he told his wife he would be late coming to meet her. Read more

‘Shomrim’ Are Quasi-Police Services For Orthodox Jewish Communities

The word Shomrim translates from Hebrew as “watchers” and “guards,” and broadly means all Orthodox Jewish security patrols groups typically made up of volunteers who perform quasi-police services within their insular communities. Read more

Shomrim, Hookers and Guns Take Spotlight As NYPD Corruption Probe Widens

Three New York City police commanders and a business consultant were arrested on Monday as part of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that has also been examining Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundraising. Read more

4 NYPD Officers, 2 Others Charged In Corruption Probe

Three members of the NYPD were busted Monday morning for taking payoffs including a free hooker — in exchange for doing favors for a deep-pocketed fund-raiser for Mayor de Blasio. Read more

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

NYC Grants $35,000 To Borough Park Shmira Civilian Patrol Group

A civilian patrol group that had its funding frozen over ties to the NYPD corruption scandal is getting $35,000 more in taxpayer grants from City Council members, budget documents released Monday show. Read more

Borough Park Shomrim Organized By Shaya Lichtenstein Indicted In NYPD Gun Permit Scandal, Delayed In Notifying NYPD of Boy’s 2011 Kidnapping

In the hours after 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky disappeared in Borough Park, Brooklyn, a key figure in the heavily Jewish neighborhood’s security patrol coordinated the effort to find him. Read more