NY cops act drunk to catch gadget thieves

Decoy officers will try to curb thefts on trains by pretending to be intoxicated


By Larry Celona
The New York Post

NEW YORK — The NYPD will soon flood the subway system with dozens of additional decoy officers in an attempt to stem the 16 percent increase the city has seen thus far this year in thefts on trains, The Post has learned.

The exact number of officers being dispatched wasn't revealed, but the backup is expected to more than double the number of cops currently conducting the stealthy underground operations, sources said.

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