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With a crime-fueled 2011 in the rear view mirror, the leader of the 61st Precinct suggested much of the year’s crime was a statistical anomaly, but authorities are gaining ground where they can. Deputy Inspector Georgios Mastrokostas provided a year-end review for members of the 61st Precinct Community Council last night, giving context to the…


Responding to concerns about last year’s Halloween violence, in which teens were caught on film by throwing rocks and hammers at pedestrians and motorists, Deputy Inspector Georgios Mastrokostas laid out the beginning of a plan to get the community involved in its own safekeeping.


We couldn’t make it to this week’s 61st Precinct Community Council meeting, but luckily Sheepshead Bites has a number of spies among its readership. Nolastname attended and captured this video for us of Deputy Inspector Georgios Mastrokostas giving his report to the council. Among the topics the precinct’s commanding officer addressed is that the crime…


The 61st Precinct police officer responsible for forcing an Orthodox man to violate Jewish law has been transferred out of the borough; meanwhile, the Deputy Inspector continues outreach to prove his officers respect the area’s residents and their beliefs.


Community leaders gathered at the 5th Annual Appreciation Luncheon to honor local police officers and firefighters this past Friday, where they heaped praise and gratitude upon the men and women of the 60th and 61st precincts. The event was organized by the Be Proud Foundation, a group with roots in Russian-speaking community and which formed…


After receiving several rounds of applause for his promotion from captain, Deputy Inspector Georgios Mastrokostas launched into his monthly report to the 61st Precinct Community Council last Wednesday. Among the highlights of his statement, the deputy inspector pointed out that the neighborhood is seeing an increase of 22 stolen vehicles for the year. The thefts…


The 61st Precinct Community Council is meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the precinct (2575 Coney Island Avenue). They will discuss their annual Night Out Against Crime event, now in its 27th year. The national event symbolizes the efforts of communities all over the country to take the streets back from crime and use them…