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Autopsy: Eric Garner Did Not Die of Strangulation in Chokehold

December 10, 2018
The New York Patrolmen's Benevolent Association issued a press release stating that the autopsy report on the death of Eric Garner "demonstrates conclusively that Mr. Garner did not die of strangulation of the neck from a chokehold which would have caused a crushed larynx (windpipe) and a fractured hyoid bone."

Prosecutor Says Officer Dragged by Alleged Gang Member Will Never Recover

December 6, 2018
A prosecutor told a jury in Brooklyn on Wednesday that the NYPD officer who was struck and dragged by an alleged member of the Crips gang will never recover from his injuries.

NYPD Officers Shoot, Wound Armed Man During Chase

December 6, 2018
Officers pursuing an armed man in the Bronx on Wednesday night shot and wounded the subject in a gun battle. A woman and a 12-year-old girl were also wounded in the exchange, although it was not immediately clear whether the bystanders had been struck by rounds fired by the police or by the gunman.

NYPD Deploying 14 Drones, Activists Oppose Plan

December 5, 2018
"Drone technology will give our cops and their incident commanders an opportunity to see what they're getting into before they go into harm's way," NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said Tuesday. "This can now get us a lot closer into areas that a helicopter wouldn't be able to get into.”

New York Trooper Dies of Injuries Sustained in Vehicle Collision Driving to Work

November 27, 2018
New York State Police Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand was in his personally owned vehicle outside of the state police barracks in Glen, NY, when his car was rear-ended and pushed into oncoming traffic, the agency said on Facebook.

Police Agencies Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner to Needy Families

November 23, 2018
Police departments across the country spent some of the past few days delivering holiday joy—in the form of Thanksgiving dinner—to families who desperately need it.

New York Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge

November 20, 2018
Officer Michael Sippel of the Rochester (NY) Police Department pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charge that he assaulted a Rochester man who had been wrongly identified as a burglary suspect.

New York Officers Rescue Man from Icy Water in Canal

November 19, 2018
A driver in New York whose car came to a stop in a frigid canal was pulled out of the icy water by two Islip police officers who happened to be nearby.

New York Officer Struck by Vehicle, Suspect in Custody

November 16, 2018
Elmira police say an officer attempted to pull over 35-year-old Billy McGinnis on Wednesday afternoon when McGinnis accelerated, striking the officer and fleeing the scene.

Video: NYPD Officer Sings Backstreet Boys Over Patrol Car Speakers

November 12, 2018
Video of an NYPD officer belting out the Backstreet Boys classic "I Want it That Way" from his patrol car is delighting the internet.

2 New York Officers Narrowly Avoid Head-on Collision with Drunk Driver

November 2, 2018
According to WHAM-TV News, two officers with the Perry (NY) Police Department narrowly avoided being involved in a head-on collision with a drunk driver last weekend.

Syracuse Names Kenton Buckner As its Next Chief of Police

November 2, 2018
Mayor Ben Walsh has named Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner as the next chief of the Syracuse (NY) Police Department.

New York Man Found Guilty of Attacking Off-Duty Officer with Meat Cleaver

October 31, 2018
A New York man has been convicted for trying to kill a cop with a meat cleaver in 2016. Akram Joudeh, 34, became enraged when he found an immobilization boot on the wheel of his Nissan Altima near Penn Station in Midtown.

New York Man Awarded $1.5M in UOF Suit Calls for Mayor to Hire Outside Chief

October 25, 2018
A Syracuse man who was awarded $1.5 million for an incident in which he accused police of using excessive force in his arrest has asked the mayor to hire the next police chief from outside the agency.

Guidance Counselor Punches New York Officer at School

October 25, 2018
A guidance counselor at Grover Cleveland High School in Queens was arrested on Wednesday for punching a police officer in the face during a dispute inside the school.

New York Officers Help 6-Year-Old Boy with Cerebral Palsy Finish Fundraising Walk

October 25, 2018
Easton Jordan—a 6-year-old boy in Buffalo, NY, who suffers from cerebral palsy—recently completed a "walk, run, and roll" fundraiser to benefit the Make Lemon Aide Foundation for Cerebral Palsy. He insisted on doing the walk under his own power, despite the fact that he typically uses a motorized wheelchair to get around when his disease wears him down.

NYC to Offer Unlimited Sick Leave to City Employees With 9/11-Related Illnesses

October 24, 2018
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio has agreed to provide unlimited sick leave to city employees who have 9/11-related illnesses.

Police Investigating Suspected Explosive Devices Sent to Clinton, Obama, CNN

October 24, 2018
"Responding officers identified a device that appeared to be an explosive device and they removed it for investigation," NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill said at a press conference.

NYPD Suspends Use of Vievu LE-5 Body Camera After Explosion, Investigation Under Way

October 24, 2018
“The incident revealed a potential for the battery inside the camera to ignite,” the NYPD said in a statement. “The cause and scope of the defect are currently being investigated.”

New NYPD Officer is Daughter of 9/11 Hero

October 16, 2018
Jillian Suarez had just turned nine years old when her father—45-year-old cop Ramon Suarez—ran three times into the North Tower of the World Trade Center to save individuals from the smoke-filled building.
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