oversees city agencies involved in the construction and building industry, including the Department of Transportation, the Department of City Planning, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Design and Construction and the Department of Buildings (DOB). Squad 3 protects New York City workers by investigating violations of DOB, City, State and Federal safety rules in the construction field that can lead to injury and death. Squad 3 also arrests city workers such as building inspectors who take bribes. Additionally, the squad arrests contractors who engage in wage theft by violating labor and fair wage laws on City projects. Finally, the Squad safeguards taxpayer money by conducting investigations and arrests of those who commit fraud involving federal and state environmental laws, city re-zoning actions, and the issuing of building permits in addition to investigating allegations of housing fraud and abuse within the Housing Preservation and Development.
Squad 3 Reports
Tenant Interim Lease Program