NYPD School Safety Agent Arrested for Assault

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

An NYPD school safety agent was arrested and charged with assault in the Bronx Saturday, police said.

Christopher Martinez, 50, was off duty when cops busted him on two counts of assault in the confines of the 41st Precinct.

No details of the incident were released, and Martinez could not immediately be reached for comment.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.