Inside look at NYPD's $49M nerve center
The center for fighting crime recently moved to the second floor of 1 Police Plaza
NEW YORK — Walk into room 203 at police headquarters at any hour and you'll find several detectives hunched over work stations perched in front of a two-story-tall video monitor.
The screen displays diagrams and city maps as detectives in the Real Time Crime Center — the NYPD's high-tech crimefighting hub — comb through billions of records to help investigators track down violent criminals.
The Daily News was given a tour of the Police Department's so-called nerve center, which recently moved to the second floor of 1 Police Plaza after a face-lift.