Retrieved 22 July Binyan25 Junepp. After police identified the suspect's car from surveillance videos two Flatbush volunteers searching in nearby Kensington spotted the car;  the suspect was apprehended by police shortly after.
Five suspects were arrested; one was convicted of gang assault and other charges all of which were later overturned on appeal, two pled guilty to lesser offenses and were sentenced to probation and community service in "culturally diverse neighborhoods", and two had the charges dismissed as the witnesses recanted their identification.
Members, driving repainted police cars, respond to armed robberies, burglaries, and assaults in progress, as well as automobile accidents and general assistance to residents. About 75 percent of victims know their attacker, and 45 percent of victims are under 12 years old. The Jewish Exponent Phila.
The founding of Shomrim organizations in North West London and Stamford Hill in initially met with disapproval by the London Metropolitan Police, which questioned the existence of a community patrol working in tandem with trained police officers  and claimed they were endangering themselves.
The Jewish Rabbinate in London have thanked Shomrim London NW for the dedication of its volunteers and for providing a valuable service in enhancing the quality of life within the Jewish neighborhood. Shomrim London NW operate a hour emergency response team which will dispatch units to a scene of an emergency  and will liaise with the other responding emergency services.
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Archived from the original on 23 March Retrieved 9 February The forerunner of the Shomrim was the Maccabees , a Jewish patrol organization founded by Samuel Schrage in in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.