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In 2002, in the wake of the Rampart corruption scandal, Mayor James Hahn picked the brash former boss of the New York City Police Department, William J. Bratton, to lead the LAPD. Bratton undertook a major reworking of the department and saw a major decline in crime during his tenure. In a city still ...

Updated | New York City's biggest police union has launched a lawsuit against Mayor Bill de Blasio in a bid to stop the release of all body camera footage obtained by New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers. The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (PBA) filed its lawsuit on January 9, asserting ...
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a press conference with former New York police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly to address the NYPD's stop-and-frisk practice on Aug. 12, 2013, in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images). The rationale was employed as the numbers ...
NYPD officer struck by driver in Times Square. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News Mornings on January 16, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 05:28AM. New York City (WPVI) --. The search continues for the driver who struck a New York City police officer in Times Square. cell phone video shows a ...
The 17-year-old used a cellphone she found in the home to call the police with her startling claim about her siblings being held against their will, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said. Officers found the girl's 12 siblings -- who range in age from 2 to 29 -- in the foul-smelling house in Perris, Calif., ...

More police officers have been sent into the New York City subway to address the large number of homeless people sleeping on trains during cold winter nights, the police said. The officers' objective is to offer services to the homeless people, from shelter to hospitalization, but their task is a daunting one.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - New York City delivered a powerful blow to the fossil fuel industry by launching a climate change lawsuit against the biggest oil ... The funds invest the pensions of hundreds of thousands of active and retired city teachers, firefighters, police officers and other employees.
A former New York City police officer whose bizarre online exchanges about kidnapping and eating women landed him behind bars and earned him tabloid infamy as the "cannibal cop" has penned a horror novel. Gilberto Valle was convicted in 2013 of kidnapping conspiracy, but the judge threw out the ...
New York City detectives announced on Tuesday they had cracked a 23-year-old rape case that a newspaper columnist wrote at the time was a hoax. A woman was walking through Brooklyn's Prospect Park during the daytime in 1994 when she was attacked by a stranger, who choked her from behind, ...
When a New York City police officer shoots a civilian, should the public see video of the shooting captured on police body cameras? Or should that footage be shielded the same way that performance evaluations and disciplinary actions are? The issue is at the heart of a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in State ...
A man wanted in New York for theft was located and apprehended at a Hazleton home by city police Monday night. Hazleton police ... "We will continue to work with the NYPD and remove one fugitive at a time as they are not welcome in Hazleton," police Chief Jerry Speziale said in a news release.
Releasing the images is a violation of section 50-a of the state's civil rights law because the body camera videos are considered police personnel records exempt from disclosure, according to a statement by the New York City Patrolmen's Benevolent Association. The union, which represents about 22,000 ...
At a news conference last month in the closing days of his first term in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio put to rest the rumors he would choose a new policing leader for his second term in City Hall. At his side, police Commissioner James P. O'Neill immediately affirmed his commitment to the job the mayor had ...
The notion of pruning the police inevitably raises the specter of more crime, even if there is little evidence to support such fears. The relationship between the number of officers and lawful behavior is not clear-cut. In New York City, for example, the police force peaked at more than 40,000 in 2000.
the Bronx, N.Y. -- One man was wounded in a Bronx apartment shooting on Wednesday that was captured on surveillance cameras, the NYPD said. At about 6:30 p.m., police said four men knocked on an apartment door in a building on Walton Avenue. police said a woman answered the door and had ...
"New York is not the violent nightmare that we once read about in the press, watched on TV and saw in the movies," said police Commissioner James O'Neill. The drop in murders results in the lowest per-capita murder rate in nearly 70 years. The dramatic dip comes as other big cities -- Baltimore had 343 ...

... at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday, after two planes clipped one another and passengers nearby complained of extensive delays and seemingly endless taxiing in the wake of this week's winter blast, CBS New York reports. The Port Authority police Benevolent Association ...
"Community police is a community oriented police force," Willians told PIX11, "where the police have more tools just to arrest someone. The police become problem solvers," Williams added. At a joint news conference Mayor de Blasio and New York City police Commissioner James O'Neill announced that ...
... the opportunity to directly apply the skills and knowledge gained in your college studies. We will strive to place you in a position where you can leverage your major, while testing your abilities and challenging your commitment to improving the quality of life for everyone who calls New York City "home." ...
A homeless man who once threatened both Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump was arrested carrying five machetes in New York City, police said on Friday. police spotted William Sears, 26, walking around Times Square with one machete in his hand, swinging it above his head and then ...
On Monday morning, in coordination with the New York City Police Department, I issued a third, a "Wanted" message for the bombing suspect. It was the first of its kind and highlighted some of the shortcomings associated with the current Wireless Emergency Alert system, including a limited character count ...
New York -- An off-duty New York City police officer allegedly punched and pistol-whipped a motorist in a road rage incident. The officer, 24-year-old Michael Baror, was driving his Jeep when another vehicle struck his from behind in Brooklyn, according to the New York Post. The officer got out of his jeep ...
"There are no direct credible threats to New York City, to Times Square specifically, or to any of our New Year's Eve events generally," James P. O'Neill, the New York City police commissioner, said at a news conference on Thursday. "Out of an abundance of caution, however, you'll see a stronger police ...
In fact, crime has fallen in New York City in each of the major felony categories -- murder and manslaughter, rape, assault, robbery, burglary, grand larceny, ... The numbers, when taken together, portray a city of 8.5 million people growing safer even as the police, under Mayor Bill de Blasio, use less deadly ...
By a slim margin, the New York City Council on Tuesday approved two bills requiring changes to day-to-day interactions between police officers and those they encounter on the street, measures that drew strong opposition from both criminal justice reform groups and the city's largest officers' union.
NEW YORK -- A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while Federal Prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, officials said. Akayed Ullah, 27, was charged ...
The newly elected City Council speaker, Corey D. Johnson, on Thursday accused New York City police officers and federal law enforcement agents of acting violently during an immigrant rights protest in which two council members and more than a dozen other demonstrators were arrested. The protest ...
As a police Cadet, you will be working in a police facility performing administrative duties and clerical tasks. ... place you in a position where you can leverage your major, while testing your abilities and challenging your commitment to improving the quality of life for everyone who calls New York City "home.
Buses are expected to accommodate 15 percent of displaced L train riders. During peak hours, the entire Williamsburg Bridge will be open only to vehicles carrying three or more people, emergency vehicles and trucks, a designation known as HOV-3. The New York City Police Department will work with the ...
the Bronx, NY -- An NYPD traffic cop was arrested Tuesday afternoon for threatening her fellow officers, police said. Cynthia Gonzalez, 40, made threats against police in a 911 call just after 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Bronx's 43rd Precinct, the NYPD said. Gonzalez was charged with making a terroristic ...
More than two years into his tenure, a court-appointed monitor overseeing changes to the New York police Department's stop-and-frisk policies has found that some officers are still failing to document the encounters as required, according to a report released on Wednesday. The police Department has ...
The crude pipe bomb that exploded beneath the streets of New York this week served as a chilling reminder of the vulnerability of the city's subway, a 24-hour-a-day operation with 472 stations and more than 5 million daily riders. While police say the nation's largest subway system has some of the tightest ...
A pair of police reform measures vigorously opposed by New York City's largest officers union is moving toward passage in the City Council, a last-ditch effort by its departing speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, who has staked her legacy on criminal justice reform. After years of debate, false starts and ...
A man accused of detonating an explosive in the New York City subway system this morning had the bomb strapped to him while he rode in from Brooklyn to Manhattan before the attack, .... The The Port Authority police Department officers involved in apprehending a terror suspect in New York City Dec.
The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan. The A, C and E lines are being evacuated at this time. What police sources describe as a possible pipe bomb detonated in a passageway below ground at the Port Authority. One person is ...
GREEN BAY - A man with a record of sex crimes against children traveled from New York City to northeastern Wisconsin to have sex with a child, ... Shawano County Sheriff's Office, Shawano police, Brown County Internet Crimes Against children Task Force, the New York police Department, and the U.S. ...
... hoping she's alright," Coley's father told PIX11. "She has a son to come home to." Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Marco Aliano of the Passaic County prosecutor's Office at 862-849-6019, the Paterson police Department Major crimes Division at 973-321-1120 or call 9-1-1.
A New York City school employee is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a 13-year-old student, police say. Michael Jenkins, 24, of the Bronx, was cuffed Wednesday at his home after police were called to The Angelo Patri Middle School on Webster Avenue and determined the Special ...
police in New York City are on the hunt for a missing pregnant mother of twins who was last seen making a short trip to the bank. Amarjit Kaur, 34, of Queens, hasn't been seen since Tuesday morning when she left her home on 128th Street in South Ozone Park, officials said. Kaur was on her way to a ...
A man with a "machete-type sword" was shot and killed by New York City police early Tuesday morning, the NYPD said. Interested in New York? Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on the latest New York news, video, and analysis from ABC News. New York. Add Interest. The 69-year-old man ...
Additionally, York City police Chief Wes Kahley announced his retirement during the ceremony Monday. -- Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on twitter at @YDDornblaser. Editor's note: The story has been updated to include the correct number of officers sworn in.
In New York City, the relationship between the police Department and the Civilian Complaint Review Board is inherently contentious, a panel of outsiders serving as a watchdog over a formidable law enforcement agency that is fiercely protective of its image. A new report by the board suggests that its ...
Peter Martins, the longtime leader of New York City Ballet, has been removed from teaching his weekly class at the school of American Ballet while the two organizations jointly investigate an accusation of sexual harassment ... Ms. Kistler told the police that her arms and legs had been cut and bruised.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- police in Jersey City were forced to open fire after a man wielding a piece of glass allegedly lunged towards several officers responding to a call for an emotionally disturbed person Monday afternoon. When police arrived at a home on Nunda Street near Communipaw ...
police are cautioning residents to stay away from a large hybrid coyote that's been wandering around a New York City suburb. The Clarkstown police Department in Rockland County posted the warning about the "coywolf" -- part coyote, part wolf -- on facebook, along with a photo, early Monday after the ...
A New York City police officer shot and killed a machete-wielding man inside a Bronx apartment on Tuesday morning during a search for drugs and a firearm, the police said. Another person inside the apartment, at 230 Brook Avenue in the Mott Haven area of the South Bronx, was not injured, the police ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) -- Violence erupted outside a hookah bar in Queens after police say a man angry about a parking dispute stabbed two people and then drove into a group of people on sidewalk, leaving a man dead and several other people injured, one critically. Investigators say it started ...
New York (CNN) One person died and seven were injured early Sunday in an incident that involved a stabbing and a fatal hit-and-run on a New York City sidewalk. ... The driver of a white Hyundai sedan got out of the vehicle, stabbed two individuals, then drove away from the scene, police said Sunday.
A man targeted four people when he drove into them with his vehicle in New York City, according to police. police are searching for a man who hit at least four people when he drove down a New York City street, killing one and critically injuring three in an incident not suspected to be terrorism, The ...


 

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