Detective Thomas Troppmann and Officer Edwin Rodriguez of the 34th Precinct in New York City say they are on a mission to make their community a better place. For the last year, they have been part of a NYPD neighborhood policing program with the goal of getting officers to know their neighborhoods and its residents.

TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Dr. Phil, please solve our conflict!

“They have our phone numbers and email addresses. Any time they see a problem, they call us immediately,” Officer Rodriguez tells Dr. Phil on Thursday’s episode. “We have that relationship now.”

“And they do,” Detective Troppmann adds.

Dr. Phil has been taking viewers Behind the Badge and introducing extraordinary police officers across the country. Recently, Dr. Phil traveled to the Big Apple where he spent the day with Detective Troppmann and Officer Rodriguez. Watch the video above to hear more about the NYPD neighborhood program, and hear from some of the residents in Detective Troppmann and Officer Rodriguez's neighborhood and how their lives have been changed.

This episode of Dr. Phil airs Thursday. Check here to see where you can watch.

If you want to nominate an officer or a police department for a Behind the Badge segment,
click here.


TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a headline-making story in a small town?

Woman Accused Of Stealing A Half-A-Million Dollars From Boyfriend Now Behind Bars