A Petition for Melania Trump to Move to the White House Has Almost a Quarter-Million Signatures

A petition calling upon First Lady Melania Trump to either move to the White House or foot the bill for living in Trump Tower out of her own pocket …

New York City

Pakistani-American becomes first-ever Muslim to join NYPD’s emergency unit

A Pakistani-American has become the first-ever Muslim to join New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Emergency Services Unit.Sergeant Ali Javed has …


NYPD Officer In Hot Water Over '#Blacklivesmatter' Tweet

A Brooklyn police officer is facing punishment after she responded to her department’s Twitter post with the hashtag #Blacklivesmatter.<p>According to …

Black Lives Matter

Police Jobs: NYPD Vow To Hire Civilians Goes Unfulfilled

The New York Police Department hasn't been hiring civilians despite plans by the de Blasio administration to fill certain jobs with nonuniformed …

New York City

Two dead after separate shootings in NYC

Two people were killed and one innocent bystander was shot in separate incidents in Queens and The Bronx, authorities said.<p>In the Queens incident, …

New York City

NYPD commissioner to meet with Ramarley Graham’s mom

The city’s top cop said Wednesday he plans to meet with the mother of a young man shot and killed by an NYPD cop who quit this week after he was …


Bias test to prevent algorithms discriminating unfairly

COMPUTERS are getting ethical. A new approach for testing whether algorithms contain hidden biases aims to prevent automated systems from …

Machine Learning

Tenn. deputy celebrating birthday killed in police shooting

Police officers fatally shot an off-duty Tennessee sheriff's deputy who was celebrating his birthday with friends, officials said.


De Blasio fires back at Trump administration with NYPD order

Mayor de Blasio is defying the Trump Administration by ordering the NYPD to keep the feds off school grounds unless they have a “valid judicial …

New York City

Policing the Colony: From the American Revolution to Ferguson

EDITOR’S NOTE: This essay is adapted from <i>A Colony in a Nation</i> (W.W. Norton & Company, 2017).<p>When a cop tells you to do something, do it. You hear …


To Expose Injustice

<i>A NATIVE OF FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, Julia Dahl has been living in Brooklyn for the past 10 years. The borough features heavily in her Rebekah Roberts</i> …


Housing authority accused of ignoring NYPD info on criminal residents

The NYPD does a good job alerting the city’s housing authority about dangerous criminal residents — but NYCHA routinely does little or nothing with …


Bronx Gunpoint Robbery Caught on Video

Police are investigating a gunpoint robbery in the Bronx earlier this week that was caught on surveillance video.<p>It happened Monday morning in front …

New York City

Woman Wreaks Havoc at Phone Repair Booth: NYPD

A woman in a rage punched an employee and tossed merchandise at a mall on Staten Island, police said.

New York City

Ex-NYPD officer busted for selling heroin out of Staten Island

A former NYPD officer has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a heroin trafficking ring peddling its wares out of Staten Island, officials …


NYPD Detective Charged With Being a Disgusting Creep Who Preys on Women

A detective with the New York City Police Department has been arrested and charged after police say he went around peering in bedroom windows with a …


Port Authority cops sued for targeting gay men in restroom raids

Port Authority cops have become bathroom police, according to a lawsuit filed Monday that accuses the department of targeting gay men for bogus …

New York City

Cop blames backyard masturbation on ‘tough times’

An NYPD detective who admitted to being a serial pervert — masturbating in front of girls outside their windows — got off with a measly …


Family of NYPD shooting victim fears DOJ will ignore the case

The family of a man who died during an NYPD-involved shooting in his apartment worries Trump’s Justice Department won’t care about the case.


Man, 83, Followed onto Elevator, Robbed at Knifepoint: Cops

An elderly man was robbed at knifepoint by a pair of men who followed him onto an elevator in Queens, according to the NYPD.<p>On Saturday at around …

New York City

NYPD: Woman Found Shot Dead in Bronx Stairwell

By NY1 News<br>Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 06:26 AM EDT<p>YOU MAKE THE CALL<p>Police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death Monday night inside …

New York City

Seen At 11: Secretive NYPD Unit Sniffs Out Bad Cops And Dangerous Imposters

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A retired chief is lifting the curtain on one of the most secretive units in the NYPD — where good cops work to sniff out the …


Feds say ex-assistant DA wiretapped NYPD love interest

A​ former Brooklyn assistant district attorney accused of using her office to spy on a purported love interest has been sprung by her doting parents, …


Port Authority cops target men who ‘seem gay’: lawsuit

Port Authority cops target men who seem gay or androgynous and arrest them on false charges of public masturbation and exposure at the city’s bus …

New York City

NYPD Initiates e-Bike Crackdown, and Cyclists Are Outraged

The crackdown seems to be targeting deliverymen, and cops were parking in bike lanes in order to hand out the tickets<p>The New York Police Department started publicizing a crackdown on illegal e-bikes and lawbreaking cyclists last week as part of Vision Zero, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s initiative to …


Dramatic video shows elderly man trying to fend off robber

An elderly man was taken to hospital after he fought back against assailants who robbed him last week in a New York City deli.<p>New York police say …


James Harris Jackson, who the police said confessed to the murder last week, could spend life in prison.

A white Army veteran from Baltimore, who the police said traveled to New York to kill black men, was indicted on Monday on rare state charges of murder as terrorism.<p>A grand jury voted to upgrade existing charges against James Harris Jackson, 28, who the police say confessed to plunging a sword into …


NYPD cop busted for masturbating while looking into kid's window

An off-duty NYPD cop has been busted on lewdness charges on Long Island, as cops there investigate a string of creepy incidents.


Police union head wants criminal probe of CCRB leak

The city police officers union is demanding two law enforcement agencies probe the leak of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s disciplinary records.<p>In a …


Woman, 71 Assaulted, Robbed in Elevator: NYPD

A woman assaulted and robbed a 71-year-old woman in a Bronx elevator, police said Sunday.<p>The victim went into an elevator in a residential building …