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Example of DCPI Email Alert & Resulting Story

Here’s a example of an NYPD Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Public Information (DCPI) email alert sent to reporters, followed by the resulting article by AP Reporter Colleen Long:

From: DCPI [mailto:DCPI@nypd.org]
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2010 7:43 AM
To: DCPI
Subject: 006 Pct- Investigate DOAOn Thursday December 9, 2010 at approximately 0257 hours police responded to a 911 call of an aided female inside of 29 9th Avenue (SoHo House hotel) in the confines of the 6th Pct. Upon arrival, police observed a F/W/33 inside of a bathtub unconscious and unresponsive. EMS responded and pronounced the female DOA. Medical Examiner to determine cause of death. The investigation is ongoing.The identification of the female is pending proper family notification.

Resulting articleDesigner Dead at NYC Hotelby Colleen Long, AP Dec. 10, 2010

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