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I posted a huge note for the thief who stole my bike. Then my doorbell rang.

My bike was stolen a week ago Saturday. It was half my fault, half my husband’s fault, and 100 percent the fault of the person who stole it. Left with a lock, a front wheel and a heavy heart, I did the only thing I could think of: I decided to leave the thief a little note.<p>Okay, it was a big note. …

New York City

City correction staffer slapped for gang affiliation lie

A city correction staffer lied about being a member of the Folk Nation gang when she applied for her job, authorities said Tuesday.

Rikers Island
Eighth Amendment

Hundreds of Leaked NYPD Files Show Cops' Terrifying Abuses of Power Without Consequences

A damaging report released by <i>BuzzFeed News</i> on Monday revealed that a large number of NYPD officers have committed fireable offenses but maintained …

New York City

FEDS: New York City Correction Officers Smuggled Narcotics Into City Prison Facilities

A six-count indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging seven defendants with conspiring to bribe correction officers …


New monitoring center opens on Rikers Island

NEW YORK (FOX5NY.COM) - The New York City Department Of Correction unveiled a new operations center, officially called the Compliance and Safety …

Rikers Island

Rikers Island gets new surveillance center

The city’s scandal scarred jail system announced the opening of a central video monitoring center where officers can watch feeds from hundreds of …

Rikers Island

All NYPD Officers on Patrol Will Have Body Cameras by End of 2018

All NYPD officers and detectives on patrol will be outfitted with body cameras by the end of 2018—one year earlier than the city scheduled, city …

Law Enforcement

Victim of alleged sexual assault by peace officer sues NYC for $5M

A Manhattan woman is suing the city for $5 million, saying her sexual assault at the hands of a government worker — while she was handcuffed and …


Pa. Man Who Gives Free Haircuts to the Homeless Receives Free Barbershop From Stranger

Winter is approaching and, with it, all the difficult weather conditions that often apply. Because of that, one kindhearted Philadelphia man thought …


Bronx NYPD precinct beatings have cost city $2.44M in settlements

A Bronx police precinct where detectives have been accused of terrorizing teens has cost the city at least $2.44 million.


Off-duty NYPD officer from Yonkers accused of exposing himself to girls

CLOSE<p>Off-duty New York City police officer Adam Fridson, who lives in Yonkers and owns a home in Patterson, has been accused of exposing himself to …

NYPD suspends lieutenant who went home early after cops were shot

An NYPD lieutenant who had been demoted for leaving work early instead of going to a Brooklyn hospital after two cops were shot has been suspended …


2 Staten Island police officers tried for misconduct over alleged face slam, improper search

NEW YORK -- Two Staten Island police officers Wednesday stood trial on administrative charges brought by the Civilian Complaint Review Board.<p>The …

Staten Island

NYPD detectives forced two men to lie about cases: suit

Two men from The Bronx claim they were falsely arrested by NYPD detectives who coerced them to lie about a 2015 shooting and more than two dozen …

Bill de Blasio

Raw: Two wrongly arrested at Sephora in 'shopping while black' case

CCRB says cop who busted James Blake used excessive force

SHOCKING VIDEO: NYPD officer repeatedly encourages toddler to use N-word

NYPD Abusing Tools Officer 2 Suspended.

NYPD Suspends Plainclothes Cop Who Punched Teen During Arrest

NYPD Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Kicking Man In Brooklyn

NYPD officer suspended for Snapchat post

NYPD Sergeant Kills Himself After Facing Rape Charge

NYPD Crooked cop Robs Drug Dealers!!

City must pay $19M to end lawsuits by wrongly convicted pair

The city must pay out $19 million to end the wrongful conviction suits of two men who spent decades in prison because of police misconduct.<p>Everton …