NYPD

Campaign to Prevent Violent Traffic Stops Tells Drivers to Keep Cool

Shaquille O’Neal wants to talk about traffic stops. So does a former New York Giants linebacker, as well as a bishop from Newark, police officers and a detective from local police departments, the president of the New Jersey chapter of the N.A.A.C.P., and the executive director of a local branch of …

New York City

NYPD strengthen the security for Thanksgiving parade

The NYPD is preparing for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade with the Halloween truck attack still fresh in the public's mind.

Thanksgiving

Women and Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard review – the poison of patriarchy

In this brilliant book, the classicist charts misogyny from ancient Greece and Rome to today, and issues a clarion call that it is not women but power that must change<p>At the end of Mary Beard’s <i>SPQR – A History of Ancient Rome</i> of 2015, she describes taking her kids to the Colosseum in Rome, where …

Feminism

A Filmmaker Reported Police Brutality in Las Vegas. So the Cops Arrested Him.

Ramsey Denison has worked in Hollywood’s trenches on reality shows and TV documentaries — the kind of work that hones camera skills and storytelling …

New York City

Brooklyn College Boots The NYPD To Avoid Triggering Students

Brooklyn College says it is undertaking an effort to keep New York police officers "out of sight" after some students spotted members of law …

Conservative View

US government must demilitarize police officers: Journalist

The US government must take measures to demilitarize police departments across the country, an African American journalist in Detroit says.

Policing

Students at Brooklyn College don’t want NYPD to use their bathrooms: ‘People get triggered’ by cops

Some students at Brooklyn College in New York City are vehemently opposed to New York’s finest using their bathrooms.<p>Unofficial policy currently encourages officers on campus to use a bathroom on the far end of campus.<p>Now, a movement to ban NYPD officers from the campus altogether is underway.<p>What …

Conservative View

'Cop of the Month' awards - From foot pursuit to rooftop rescue

Staten Island Borough Commander Chief Edward Delatorre, holds the daughter of Sgt. James Hansen as Hansen’s wife looks on at the Staten Island …

Policing

Subway rider threatened to shoot police with AK-47: cops

A cop-hating Manhattan subway rider was caught on cellphone video threatening to take an AK-47 and bulletproof vest to an NYPD station house in …

New York City

New Police Academy Library Dedicated to Former Police Commissioner Ben Ward

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James O’Neill, NYPD officers and city officials gathered at the Police Academy in honor of former Police …

Policing

NYPD gets stung by judge’s Stingray ruling

Looks like the cops, and law-abiding New Yorkers, just lost another one.<p>On Wednesday, a state judge in Brooklyn issued a ruling that limits the …

Opinion

New York scaffolding collapse leaves several injured

Several people were injured when scaffolding collapsed on a busy New York City sidewalk Sunday, officials said.<p>The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Broadway and Prince Streets in the trendy SoHo neighborhood in lower Manhattan, famed for shopping and art galleries.<p>Deputy …

News (U.S.)

NYPD: Group abducts, beats man; forces way into his Queens home

Police in Queens are looking for several men who allegedly abducted and beat up a man and forced their way into his home early Sunday morning.<p>The …

Crime

Watchdog group sues NYPD, feds for records on cop’s murder

A watchdog group is suing the NYPD and the feds for decades-old records in the ambush and killing of a police officer at a Harlem mosque — including …

New York City

NYPD searching for driver they say hit bus during police chase

City police are searching for the driver they say led officers on a wild chase in Brooklyn on Saturday, hitting a bus and other cars.<p>It all happened …

Policing

Car flips in New York City police chase

A driver on the run from police is lucky to be alive after her out-of-control car flipped end-over-end into the front yard of a New York City …

Staten Island

MTA operator caught on video dragging man on train suspended

A subway operator caught on camera dragging and kicking a man out of a G train, has been suspended without pay, along with his boss

Policing

Beaten straphanger: I have no ill will toward the NYPD

The straphanger forced to rage on social media about her run-in with a violent manspreader — because police gave her the runaround — insisted she …

New York City

‘Manspreader’ victim says she got the runaround from NYPD

First, a violent, racist “manspreader” socked her in the mouth on a Manhattan-bound subway — and then, she says, cops gave her the runaround.<p>Now, the …

New York City

‘I Can’t Breathe’: Eric Garner’s Life and Death

<b>I CAN’T BREATHE</b> <b><br>A Killing on Bay Street</b><br>By Matt Taibbi<br>322 pp. Spiegel & Grau. $28.<p>“Homicide” is too simple a word for what happened to Eric Garner on that Staten Island sidewalk three years ago. Many of us would personally testify to the term’s technical accuracy, having watched, ad infinitum, the …

Books

Recognizing the Finest: Dramatic rooftop rescue in St. George

July "Cop of the Month" shows what officers were trained to do, helps saves the lives of Staten Islanders.

Policing

‘Drunk’ driver goes airborne in high-speed cop chase

Dramatic video shows the car of an alleged drunk driver soaring through the air, then flipping several times on a lawn in Staten Island after a …

New York City

Looking Past the Facts

<i>I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street</i>, by Matt Taibbi (Spiegel & Grau, 336 pp., $28)<p>If you accept the Black Lives Matter narrative that police …

Black Lives Matter

NYPD: Muggers grab $190,000 from man visiting from Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are searching for two mugging suspects who they say stole nearly $200,000 from a man visiting from Africa.<p>Police …

Policing

NYPD may need consent before doing searches

The NYPD is discussing a compromise on two City Council bills that would force cops get consent before conducting searches where there is no probable …

New York City

Shocking video captures Union Square hit-and-run

Police on Wednesday released disturbing surveillance video showing the moment a hit-and-run driver slammed into a pedestrian near Union Square.<p>The …

New York City

Driver ticked off at ticket stalks cop and nearly runs him down

A driver was so incensed when he got a traffic ticket — he stalked the cop that gave it to him and nearly slammed into him with his car, police …

New York City

Offices - Department of Investigation

The office of the Inspector General for the New York City Police Department (OIG-NYPD) is a unit of DOI that operates independently of the NYPD. …

Surveillance

Searching for Answers in Stabbing That Led to Fatal Police Shooting

A day after a mentally ill man stabbed two security guards in his building before being shot and killed by the police, investigators and building staff members were working on Tuesday to understand what had set him off.<p>The man, Cornell Lockhart, 67, was known to be mild-mannered and in declining …

Policing

Lost deer trying to break into Bronx senior citizen home put down

A lost deer caught trying to bust into a Bronx senior citizen home Tuesday morning had to be euthanized hours later, officials said.

Senior Citizen