NYPD

Imposter cop restrains woman with zip-ties

New video released by the NYPD shows a man with a gold badge around his neck pretending to be a police officer — running up to a woman in Brooklyn …

New York City

‘Rambo’ cop tackled James Blake ‘like an NFL linebacker’

An undercover NYPD officer mistakenly tackled James Blake “like an NFL linebacker” during a botched arrest that left the retired tennis pro shaken up …

New York City

When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims

News outlets continue a rich tradition of racially biased coverage.<p><i>Editor’s note: We’re republishing this story, which first ran in August 2014, in light of a New York Post headline earlier this week that described a white murder suspect as a “clean-cut American kid.” Police have identified</i> …

Crime

Bar victim calls out ‘thug’ cop after beatdown over spilled drink

An NYPD officer indicted for attacking a 23-year-old over a spilled drink is a “thug,” the victim said, adding he’s just “happy to be alive,” …

New York City

A Noose—No, 2 Nooses—Grow in Brooklyn

Not trying to be flip, but what can you say when lynching paraphernalia is being spread around the United States like Whole Foods in the hood?<p>Last …

African-American News

Fatal Bus Crash In NYC Reveals Bus Line's Troubling History

A fatal bus crash occurred early yesterday morning in Flushing, Queens, which killed three and injured 16. A deeper investigation into the bus line …

Policing

'Sonic Weapons' Fail to Describe What Actually Happened in Cuba

There's just no evidence.<p>The United States diplomats in Cuba who have experienced mysterious health problems since late 2016 are making news again, …

Hearing Loss

Officer Charged With Assault After Confrontation Over Dropped Plastic Cup

A New York City police officer was charged on Monday with misdemeanor assault and intimidating a witness after a confrontation this summer with a man over a dropped plastic cup, prosecutors said.<p>Early on July 8, while on patrol in uniform in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, the officer, …

New York City

Updates: Video Shows Tour Bus Slamming Into MTA Bus In Fatal Queens Crash

Three people were killed and 16 injured when an MTA bus and a charter bus crashed in Flushing on Monday morning. [ more › ]

New York City

Many N.Y. Police Departments Lag in Disclosing Records

Many police departments across the state of New York lack the technology and resources to maintain detailed records of their law-enforcement practices, according to a two-year study by the New York Civil Liberties Union.<p>The civil rights group, an affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, …

News (U.S.)

Eric Garner's Mother Still Wants Officer In Chokehold Incident Fired

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — The mother of Eric Garner, who died in a police chokehold on Staten Island in 2014, met with the Civilian Complaint Review …

Policing

Security tight ahead of UN General Assembly

Security is tightening in New York in preparation for the United Nations General Assembly this week.The event, which will bring President Trump and …

UN General Assembly

Slain cop’s widow and sergeant he saved remain close friends

The new police widow — and the sergeant her husband saved in his final moments — met with a tearful embrace, in a hospital conference room.<p>“He walked …

New York City

As Trump visits U.N., New York prepares for 'Super Bowl' of security

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police and a host of federal agencies are preparing for the annual traffic and security nightmare known as the United Nations General Assembly, featuring a week of speeches by U.S. President Donald Trump and a parade of other dignitaries.<p>The meeting of the world's top …

News (U.S.)

Woman Arrested for Dumping Blue Paint Over Wall Street’s Charging Bull

An activist protesting President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement admitted to vandalizing the Charging Bull statue …

New York City

Man Fatally Shot In Front Of Crown Heights Bodega Early Saturday Morning

A 20-year-old man was shot multiple times and died as a result of his injuries early this morning in Crown Heights, police say. [ more › ]

New York City

Police union wants professor fired over anti-cop tweets

The head of the city’s largest police union is calling for the firing of a John Jay College professor after he allegedly tweeted “it’s a privilege to …

New York City

Man fatally shot on Brooklyn street corner

A Brooklyn man was shot and killed in Crown Heights early Saturday, police said.<p>The 20-year-old victim was standing on the corner of Lincoln Place …

New York City

NYPD releases first body cam footage of fatal police shooting

Cops Thursday released the first-ever footage of a police-involved shooting — and a witness’s plea for the dead man to “drop the knife” — that was …

Policing

'This won't end well for you': NYPD body-cam footage shows tense standoff before officers fatally shoot suspect who had fake gun

This horrifying body-cam footage shows the tense stand off before police officers fatally shot a man with a pretend gun.<p>The full footage shows …

Policing

NYPD Releases 1st Body Cam Recorded Video Showing Officers Shooting Mentally Ill Bronx Man

The New York Police Department has just made public its first-ever recorded video of a police shooting. The footage shows officers open fire on a …

Policing

NYPD just released body camera footage of the fatal shooting of Miguel Richards

The victim of a police shooting in New York was ordered repeatedly to drop his knife and show his hands before cops killed him with 16 shots, a …

Policing

NYPD monitoring London subway 'terror incident'

NEW YORK - The New York City Police Department says it's monitoring a fire on a London subway train that British authorities say is a "terrorist …

Terrorism

Unhinged man scales building, smashes windows to evade cops

A wild video shows an unhinged man evade police in The Bronx by scaling building’s fire escape, smashing a window with his bare hand, and hurling …

New York City

NYPD Releases First Body-Cam Footage From Deadly Encounter

The New York City Police Department released the body-camera footage of a deadly police-involved encounter, the first such recording since officers …

Policing

Bonehead cop suspended after gun, police gear stolen from car

A veteran Internal Affairs cop was suspended for a completely boneheaded move — letting her loaded gun, extra ammo and other gear get stolen from her …

Policing

Police Release Body Camera Footage of Shooting Death in Bronx

The New York Police Department, which has lagged behind many big-city departments in adopting body cameras, released footage on Thursday from the first fatal shooting involving New York City police officers who were wearing the devices.<p>The footage, taken from the cameras on four officers, depicts a …

Policing

NYPD Releases Officers' Body Camera Footage Of Bronx Police Shooting

<i>A still from the body camera footage showing an NYPD officer pointing his gun at Miguel Richards.</i><p>The NYPD released the body camera footage from last …

Policing

EMT: Officers told off-duty cop to be quiet after road-rage shooting

Fellow cops told a Brooklyn officer accused of fatally shooting a civilian during a road rage incident to keep his mouth shut, an emergency responder …

New York City

NYPD on lookout for NYC white supremacists as hate crimes rise

<i>The NYPD is on the lookout for white supremacists in the city as the department tries to fight back against hate crimes, which remain on the rise.</i> …

Racism