Send some neighborhood tips and complaints directly to NYPD

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Abandoned cars, noise complaints, garbage and crime are problems in the city.

Neighbors report thousands of issues every month to NYC 311. The NYPD is also directly seeking community ideas.

At 6 precincts, NYPD is testing a program based on software from IdeaScale. Since the late Fall in the 113th Precinct in Southeast Queens, the site for neighborhoods in and around St. Albans has registered nearly 200 users and processed about 50 cases.

Sergeant Widy Geritano says it’s similar to a social media site. Members from the community can sign up and anonymously write about issues they observe. Officers use their handheld devices to access the site.

Joe Moretti, who writes a blog called “Clean Up Jamaica Queens Now,” has used the site and he says he appreciates the feedback from officers. It often includes a picture as the case is processed.

Trending Stories

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Don't Miss

Latest Video

Yankee Stadium, Javits Center to offer overnight vaccinations

Reshad Hudson PIX11 News

Actress Nomzamo Mbatha talks U.S. debut in 'Coming 2 America'

Black Girls Breathing helps women manage stress through the power of their own breath

6 Dr. Seuss books no longer being published over offensive depictions

NYPD commissioner talks leadership changes, attacks against Asian community

Yankee Stadium, Javits Center offer overnight vaccinations

Adopted twins separated at birth find each other living 6 blocks apart

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams outlines roadmap to recovery for NYC

@PIX11News on Twitter