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“Hey Siri, Call Shomrim”

A resident of Crown Heights was walking her daughter to school on Tuesday morning. When a man started threatening her, her heart was beating fast and her hands were too shaky for her to search the contacts on her phone and call for help... Full Story

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Done
December 6, 2023 9:19 pm

Added their number ty

Hope I never need it
Reply to  Done
December 7, 2023 5:22 pm

Same:) Just saved it!

Brooklyn & Sterling St, Trouble building
December 6, 2023 9:27 pm

There is always different dodgy drug characters, that live in the drug building by Brooklyn Ave and Sterling St, yelling at kids walking to/from Beis Rivkah.

This is a ongoing problem that needs to be addressed.

Visitors as well
Reply to  Brooklyn & Sterling St, Trouble building
December 6, 2023 10:38 pm

It is not just the gang residents that live in 484 / 474 Brooklyn.
But the visitors as well, there is constantly “visitors” going to that building to buy narcotics from some drug dealer’s apartment in there.

After they buy the narcotics, and use it (many times using it right on the sidewalk in front of building). They make their way home to wherever that is, passing thru and walking thru Crown Heights. Sometimes doing crimes on their way home.

Ask anybody that lives near Brooklyn/Sterling.

Sterling Street resident
December 6, 2023 9:48 pm

This criminal, possibly lives in 474 Brooklyn Ave / 484 Brooklyn Ave. In the summer months by warm weather the homeless looking tenants that live in this building are all loitering in the front. Smoking weed in people’s faces that walk by, while screaming profanities. Infact because of this, I only walk through New York Avenue. A few years ago, early in the evening while ppl were still out and about, there was a mass shooting on Sterling Street side of this building, 5 criminals that live in the building got shot and injured by rival gang members during a… Read more »

Shortcuts on your screen
December 6, 2023 9:58 pm

I keep shortcuts on my screen for Hatzalah and Shomrim, in a folder titled Emergency. In an emergency it’s very easy to fumble and misdial trying to pull up a contact. This way it’s one tap on the folder, one tap on the name and calls directly.

Instructions, please
Reply to  Shortcuts on your screen
December 6, 2023 11:39 pm

Please explain exactly how to set this up. Not everyone is savvy.

Different for each phone type
Reply to  Instructions, please
December 7, 2023 10:06 am

On the specific Android I have, you press the (unlocked) phone background to bring up widget options, then select “direct dial” and choose the contact.

Your best bet it to Google “how to add shortcut to [your phone type] screen” and follow their detailed instructions.

474 Brooklyn Avenue
December 6, 2023 10:00 pm

474 Brooklyn Avenue is the root cause for all the meth crazies that terrorize this area.

Including many individuals that reside in 474 Brooklyn Ave whom on many occasions aggressively catcall and violently say disturbing things to all the beis rivka girls passing thru walking to school.

CH would be better if nobody lived in 474 Brooklyn Ave instead of these animals that live there.

Chaya
Reply to  474 Brooklyn Avenue
December 6, 2023 11:02 pm

I see the police responding to this Brooklyn corner Sterling building very often and going inside.

The police are responding inside there for incidents almost every day, and often multiple times a day, that’s a fact.

Anonymous
December 6, 2023 10:11 pm

And if only we would be allowed to protect and defend ourselves like the Constitution says.
It’s so illegal what the city gets away with.
This doesn’t happen in places that everyone carries bc these thugs know they are messing with an even playing field.

Helpful tip!
December 6, 2023 11:01 pm

Thanks for sharing!

If you ever find yourself in that situation, don’t start running or show fear.

Firmly, calmly walk away and IGNORE. Do not make eye contact.

Running makes it more likely to be chased after.

Agreed
Reply to  Helpful tip!
December 6, 2023 11:53 pm

Do not give into terrorism

Thank you shomrim!!!!
December 7, 2023 12:31 am

We love you!!

I think I saw the same one on Monday
December 7, 2023 1:51 am

He was walking and screaming at 3pm when the little ones are picked up. I think police need to be present by drop off and pickup hours and patrol around.
The main problem that he is probably released right away and dosent admitted to psycho hospital. City saves on them money but they all need to be taken care of in psycho hospitals and rehabs, they are possible danger to society and self harm.

Da gonzalez
December 7, 2023 6:18 am

Weak on crime criminal huddler eric gonzalez let him out

Community Security
December 7, 2023 7:31 am

And again, this is why we need community security… not sure why our community leaders aren’t pushing to make this a reality for us. All we want is to feel safe.

dovid
Reply to  Community Security
December 28, 2023 2:35 pm

Shomrim exists, they probably just need more support from the community to be even more effective.

3 questions
December 7, 2023 11:21 am

1 why weren’t the police already there on the block & 2 where was the school security guard? where were the crossing guards pester Nypd for p.o’s & crossingguards pester school on security guards

hashem
December 7, 2023 11:52 pm

if anyone has the phone number of hashem – shomer yisroel, please share, then we can all add that number to our smart?phones and tell siri “call hashem”, if ever in distress…

No need
Reply to  hashem
December 10, 2023 3:55 pm

no need for a phone #, just talk, He’s always available

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