Martin the police cat. Friday, February 24, 2017 meet Martin, the NYPD 60th Precinct’s station-house cat. Martin the police cat was named for Police Officer Martin DiCostanza, who advocated to kept him at the station — has free reign of the building, but his command center is Taylor’s office, where he regularly greets the top cop in the mornings, curled up in his office chair. Martin the turned the former cells into his own personal office. The 60th precinct command is station on West 8th street in Coney Island, Brooklyn NYC.

He’s on paw-trol.
Brooklyn cops found an adorable orphaned kitten at their police station house, so they convinced their boss to adopt him as their collective pet, precinct mascot and morale-booster.
Martin the six-month-old tabby is feline fine about his cushy new life at Coney Island’s 60th precinct, where he spends his days hunting mice, nibbling turkey sandwich scraps and lounging on desktops.
“He’s definitely lifted spirits. There’s not one person here, cop or civilian, that doesn’t adore this cat,” said Deputy Inspector William Taylor.
In December, a woman ditched the frisky furball at the precinct on West 8th Street and Surf Avenue, melting the hearts of even the neighborhood’s toughest men in blue.
Officer Martin D. Costanza — for whom the cat was eventually named — and four other officers began lobbying for the cat to become a permanent pet.
Taylor, an animal lover, signed off the precinct’s four-legged rookie on one condition: Somebody else …
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