At Zuccotti Park, the Mystery of the ‘Hipster Cop’ 
He has become an instant local celebrity and a fascination of online coverage. Blogs anointed him the “hipster cop’’ and mused about his identity. Twitter users posted snapshots of him. Online sleuths matched the snapshots to those of a community affairs detective in the First Precinct named Rick Lee.
Now it can be told: the officer is indeed Detective Lee, who confessed when approached by a reporter at the park.
“That’s what they call me,” he said with a slightly exasperated sigh.
“I will reveal that I wear skinny jeans off-duty,” he said, adding that the department frowns upon wearing them on-duty.
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At Zuccotti Park, the Mystery of the ‘Hipster Cop’ 

He has become an instant local celebrity and a fascination of online coverage. Blogs anointed him the “hipster cop’’ and mused about his identity. Twitter users posted snapshots of him. Online sleuths matched the snapshots to those of a community affairs detective in the First Precinct named Rick Lee.

Now it can be told: the officer is indeed Detective Lee, who confessed when approached by a reporter at the park.

“That’s what they call me,” he said with a slightly exasperated sigh.

“I will reveal that I wear skinny jeans off-duty,” he said, adding that the department frowns upon wearing them on-duty.

More —> NYTimes

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    This guy is awesome at making breaks in cases as he follows pretty obscure leads that the other cops on the force...
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    Hipster cop is 45. What.
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