Public Safety Articles

Trees Honor Gun Violence Victims
Business, Central New York, Community, Public Safety

Body Cameras are Coming Back to Syracuse

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By Epiphany Catling, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCCNews)–The Syracuse Police Department received 100 Axon Body 2 Cameras.  The department will use the cameras free for one year. During this year, the police department will observe how the cameras fit with the Syracuse community and the police officers. These cameras record footage in HD, can store up to 64 […]

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Central New York, Community, Health, Public Safety

Syracuse Group Looks to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a quarter of American women and one in seven men in the U.S. have experienced severe intimate partner violence. Also commonly referred to as domestic violence, these cases refer to situations where the victims were either beaten, choked, slammed […]

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Central New York, Community, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Police Department Take Part in Buckle Up New York

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By Alexis Scott  Syracuse, N.Y.  (NCC NEWS) – Nobody likes to receive a ticket, but for the Syracuse Police Department doing so can lead to saving more lives. Buckle Up New York is a statewide initiative to get drivers to wear their seatbelts at all times to avoid related death and/or injury. The city of Syracuse is […]

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Cicero-North Syracuse High School DWI Crash Demo
Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

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DWI demo crash script By Jonathan Singh Cicero N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The North Syracuse School District in conjunction with the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Cicero Police Department hosted a mock DWI crash Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Route 31. More than 600 students stepped out of their classroom […]

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Government, Public Safety, Transportation

NCC Knows: Real ID Explained

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By Stefan Oliva and Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – NCC Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2018 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Public Safety

Perception of Self-Driving Car Changes Following the Death in Arizona

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Radler: Driverless Car Script By Josh Radler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Sunday, a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian walking across the street in Tempe, Arizona. It is the first time that a driverless car has ever killed someone. This technology has been years in the making but now is in the hot […]

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Central New York, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Police face $12 million lawsuit from student

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Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— The Syracuse Police Department, City of Syracuse and others are facing a $12 million lawsuit following a student-officer altercation last year.  A change.org petition is demanding Officer Vallon Smith’s removal from district schools after a 14-year-old special needs student– referred to in the petition as “JB”–having “suffered a split lip and fractured […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Public Safety

Students in Syracuse Lead Powerful ‘March for our Lives’ Protest

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Thousands of people took to the streets in Syracuse to participate in the national March for our Lives rally. High school students led participants along a mile-long route from the Everson Museum to the Federal Building. “It’s our march and it’s our time to show that this needs […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Food, Public Safety, Syracuse

Student’s Concern Over Good Uncle Parking

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By Madi Van Den Eynde SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Good Uncle made it’s debut to Syracuse University’s campus about a year ago. The company is a restaurant brand that delivers all different kinds of food from all over the nation. While student’s love to order their food, there has been much concern over where their delivery […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Public Safety, Syracuse

Sheriff’s Department Disability Training

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department is leading its Central New York Regional Law Enforcement Academy for a new class of recruits. They just finished the disabilities portion of their training. Their academy is open to all recruits who want to be police officers in Onondaga County. Forty-two potential […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Public Safety

2017 Cicero Citizens Police Academy ‘Building Relationships’

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By Tommy Farrell CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Cicero Citizens Police Academy is in its third year allowing academy members to get an inside look of the police department. The academy is a 14-week, once a week program that gives the 20 students behind the scenes access to law enforcement work that a regular citizen wouldn’t […]

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