City Devotes Additional Resources to the War on Bees

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Photo: WOLFGANG KUMM/2011 AFP

After over 20 years of heroic service, the NYPD's "bee-control czar" Anthony Planakis has been promoted from officer to detective. The new title comes with a new "bee mobile" and additional equipment to aid the man —  known by the tough-sounding nickname "Tony Bees" — in his ongoing battle against this particular winged menace.