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12/23/2013 02:24 pm ET

New Leader Of Brooklyn's 71st Precinct Takes On 'Knockout' Attacks

DNAinfo/Sonja Sharp

CROWN HEIGHTS — Deputy Inspector George Fitzgibbon has had a busy first two months at the helm of Brooklyn's 71st Precinct.

The 28-year NYPD veteran became the precinct's commanding officer at the end of October, just as heat was building over the alleged "knockout game" attacks, in which young assailants appeared to be targeting Orthodox Jews in the neighborhood, punching them in the face but not stealing anything.

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