NYC
12/20/2012 09:19 am ET

NYPD Captain Tweets Warnings About Felons Despite Their Release From Prison

CARROLL GARDENS — An  NYPD commander is using Twitter to distribute the names and mugshots of convicts recently returned to his neighborhood after serving prison sentences — and his actions could result in a lawsuit.

Capt. Jeffrey Schiff, commanding officer of the 76th Precinct which covers Park Slope, Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill, said his goal is to protect his community and keep residents safe.

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