Southeast Queens residents celebrate groundbreaking of new police precinct in Rosedale


Southeast Queens community members, elected officials and Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday, Sept. 20, broke ground on the long-awaited 116th Precinct and community center that will serve the neighborhoods of Rosedale, Springfield Gardens, Brookville, Laurelton and the southern portion of Cambria Heights.

Borough President Donovan Richards and Congressman Gregory Meeks, along with Council members Selvena Brooks-Powers, I. Daneek Miller, Adrienne Adams and Leroy Comrie, were in attendance at the press conference held at the 105th Precinct’s satellite office, located at 242-20 N. Conduit Ave. in Rosedale, which will soon become the 116th Precinct.