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Burglary of Armored Car Company Foiled by Alert Officer

August 27, 2015
A group of sophisticated burglars penetrated a vault at an armored car company on Long Island and nearly made off with $1.8 million, but their escape was foiled by an alert policeman on patrol near the remote office park.

NYPD Announces New Unit to Patrol Times Square

August 27, 2015
NYPD has announced a new unit dedicated to patrolling Times Square following weeks of complaints about the panhandling tactics of costumed characters such as Elmo and Batman and topless women covered in body paint.

New York Officers Shave Heads in Support of Cancer-Stricken Coworker

August 27, 2015
About 50 members of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, including two women, shaved their heads for Nichols, who has leukemia.

Albany Officers Save Life of Shooting Victim

August 25, 2015
Officers Amy Forgea and Robert Lawyer are no strangers to life-and-death situations. On Saturday, they put their experience to work to save a 20-year-old shooting victim's life in West Hill, N.Y.

NYPD Officer Shot with Pellet Gun Outside Mayor's Mansion

August 24, 2015
The officer and her partner were getting out of an unmarked police car near the mayor’s Upper East Side residence shortly after 7 p.m. when she “felt pain in the lower back.”

Two Officers Wounded, Suspect Killed in New York Shootout

August 23, 2015
As the backup officer, Officer Chad Klein, came into the area, the suspect began to flee, according to police. Comitale gave chase then the suspect and the officers exchanged gunfire.

Video: NYPD Officer Wins Impromptu Pull-up Contest Against Neighborhood Teen

August 20, 2015
Conversations between NYPD Officer Stroman and the Brooklyn youths on his beat often touch on fitness. "This one young man asked me questions about my workouts, so I gave him a few pointers on technique," says Stroman. Before long came the challenge: a pull-up contest with an extra "bodyweight hold" at the end. Officer Stroman was more than happy to oblige.

NYPD Officer Wins Impromptu Pull-up Contest Against Neighborhood Teen

August 20, 2015

NYPD Officer Stroman's conversations with local youths often touch on fitness.Before long came the challenge from one teen: a pull-up contest with an extra "bodyweight hold" at the end. Officer Stroman was more than happy to oblige. More Here.

Video: New York Ex-Con Shot Firefighter, Set Home on Fire as Marshals Came to Arrest Him

August 14, 2015
A barrage of gunfire erupted around noon at the residence where suspect Garland Tyree had set an early morning fire — and then twice shot a New York Fire Department lieutenant after a failed arrest attempt.

New York Ex-Con Shot Firefighter, Set Home on Fire as Federal Marshals Came to Arrest Him

August 14, 2015

An ex-con linked to the Bloods gang, hours after promising a fight to the death, died in a hail of police bullets to end a six-hour Friday standoff at his Staten Island, N.Y., home, sources said. More Here.

NYPD Spending $4.5M to Give More Officers TASERs

August 11, 2015
The NYPD wants to expand its arsenal of TASERs to give officers more nonlethal alternatives to their service weapons when dealing with criminals and mentally disturbed individuals.

NYPD Officers Post Photos of Vagrants Online to Show Importance of Quality of Life Policing

August 10, 2015
NYPD officers fed up with vagrants making life miserable in the city are taking matters into their own hands — by snapping photos of quality-of-life scofflaws and posting them online.

Bratton Says NYPD Officers Should See Body Camera Footage Before Questioning by Investigators

August 5, 2015
New York City’s police commissioner says he strongly objects to an inspector general's recommendation that police officers be prevented from viewing body camera footage before giving a statement to investigators.

New York Cracking Down on Toy Gun Sales

August 4, 2015
The state of New York is cracking down on the sale of realistic-looking toy guns as five major retailers have agreed to pull the items from their shelves.

N.Y. State Police Update Fleet After Trooper Complaint

August 4, 2015
The New York State Police plan to remove higher-mileage vehicles in answer to a complaint filed by the agency's troopers that the vehicles continuously break down.

Inspector General Recommends Changes in NYPD Body Camera Policy

July 31, 2015
According to the Office of the Inspector General for the NYPD, the police department’s current policy governing the use of body cameras gives officers too much discretion.

NYPD Officers Stop on Way to Work to Save Suicidal Woman

July 24, 2015
As their vehicle approached Patchogue Holbrook Road, the officers both noticed a young woman climbing onto the railing of the overpass. The officers quickly stopped, identified themselves, and engaged her in conversation. As one officer continued speaking with her, another stopped a passing vehicle and told the occupants to call 911.

Facebook Loses Appeal on New York Search Warrants

July 22, 2015
A New York state appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook had no legal standing to challenge search warrants on behalf of its customers.

Occupy Protester Gets $50K Settlement for Pepper Spraying by NYPD Officer

July 21, 2015
An NYPD deputy inspector's notorious pepper-spraying of Occupy Wall Street protesters in 2011 has resulted in an additional $50,001 settlement.

Black Police Applicant Frustrated by NYPD's Opaque Hiring Process

July 20, 2015
Mr. Douglas, who does not have a criminal record, passed the police officer exam in 2011. He went through orientation and started undergoing the required background checks in 2013. Then, the process stopped cold. No emails. No calls. No explanations. Silence. For a year and a half.
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