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A graduating blood hound awaits his certificate at the NYPD Emergency Service Unit Canine Team graduation. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

New class of dogs graduates from Police Academy

December 12 | Paul Frangipane

Blood hounds, German shepherds and Labrador retrievers skated across the slippery stone floor of an aviation hanger at Floyd Bennett Field Wednesday morning as a crowd applauded them on their graduation from NYPD canine academy. The 10 new four-legged members of the department’s Emergency Service Unit K-9 team looked back on 360 hours of training […]

Subway-side homeowners still waiting for violation notices to be lifted

December 11 | Paula Katinas

Homeowners living on West Seventh and West Eighth streets, on either side of the N subway line, are not getting any satisfaction from the city Department of Buildings over the retaining walls located between their backyards and the subway, local officials said. Last month, after an outcry from homeowners who were hit with notices of […]

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