August 26, 2013
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Crime rise feared as NYPD faces loss of 3,000 to retirement

The department is still hemorrhaging experienced street cops faster than it's replacing them despite the class that will be sworn in in January

By Philip Messing
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Nearly 3,000 veteran cops who flooded the Police Academy 20 years ago as part of the NYPD's seminal Safe City, Safe Streets program are eligible to retire this month — a loss that threatens to reverse the city's historic crime drop, sources say.

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