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Wealth of Clues Led to Quick Arrest of Bombing Suspect

September 20, 2016
Ahmad Khan Rahami provided investigators with a wealth of clues that led to his arrest about 50 hours after the first explosion, according to three law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation.

NY Bombing Suspect Captured After Shootout, Officer Wounded

September 19, 2016
The dramatic shootout on a rain soaked street in Linden, NJ, came after the police issued a cellphone alert to millions of residents in the area telling them to be on the lookout for the suspect, who was described as "armed and dangerous."

Manhunt Underway for Suspect in NY, NJ Bombings

September 19, 2016
Authorities released a photo Monday of a man being sought in connection with the bombing in Manhattan that injured 29 people over the weekend.

Video: 5 People Taken into Custody, Questioned About New York City Bombing

September 19, 2016
Sunday night the FBI questioned five people who were taken into custody in connection with Saturday's bombing in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.

5 People Taken into Custody, Questioned About New York City Bombing

September 19, 2016
Sunday night the FBI questioned five people who were taken into custody in connection with Saturday's bombing in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.

Dozens Injured in New York Bombing, Second Device Found

September 18, 2016
An explosion rocked a crowded Manhattan neighborhood and injured 29 people, and a suspicious device discovered blocks away was safely removed early Sunday.

NYPD Officer Attacked by Man with Cleaver Released from Hospital

September 16, 2016
The off-duty NYPD officer attacked by a man with a meat cleaver Thursday left the hospital on Friday. The man who attacked him is a Palestinian national who was in town to appeal a deportation notice.

Bratton Retires After Decades in Law Enforcement

September 16, 2016
Commanders lined up in formation outside of New York Police Department headquarters to bid farewell to the 68-year-old Bratton as he left the building for the last time as commissioner.

NYPD Officer Attacked with Butcher Knife, Suspect Shot

September 15, 2016
A Midtown NYPD officer was whacked in the head with a butcher knife during a harrowing rush hour scene just steps from Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Blames Lax Gun Laws for Chicago Murder Spike

September 12, 2016
Bratton agreed with Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, who recently said, "If we had the gun laws in Chicago that L.A. and New York have we would see our violent crime cut in half."

Researchers Say 9/11 First Responders Showing Signs of Cognitive Impairment

August 31, 2016
Cognitive impairment, long considered a leading risk factor for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, has been detected in a significant proportion of people who served as first responders during the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, Stony Brook University researchers have found.

Sheriff Clarke Named NYPD Union's Man of the Year

August 29, 2016
The largest union representing New York City police officers has awarded its Man of the Year honor to an outspoken conservative sheriff from Wisconsin.

NYPD Officer Alerted Wisconsin Police About Imminent Attack

August 12, 2016
A 27-year-old man armed with two handguns approached a police officer in Wisconsin, but the incident ended peacefully, largely because an NYPD officer had alerted Wisconsin officers that the man had threatened violence against them online that day.

NYPD Transitioning to a New Duty Holster

August 12, 2016
NYPD officials say the department's new Safariland 6360 ALS gun holster with an automatic locking system is more secure than its previous holster. The department started issuing it to all new recruits in June of 2014. The Safariland 6360 ALS was not in use by the officer who was attacked Tuesday and lost his gun to a suspect who killed an uninvolved bystander. More Here.

Video: NYPD Transitioning to a New Duty Holster

August 12, 2016
NYPD officials say the department's new Safariland 6360 ALS gun holster with an automatic locking system is more secure than its previous holster. The department started issuing it to all new recruits in June of 2014. The Safariland 6360 ALS was not in use by the officer who was attacked Tuesday and lost his gun to a suspect who killed an uninvolved bystander.

Video: Man Grabs NYPD Officer's Gun, Fatally Shoots Bronx Deli Clerk

August 11, 2016
A panhandler removed the duty weapon from a New York Police Department officer's holster and used it to fatally shoot a Bronx bodega worker as a late-night dispute over $2 exploded into a deadly street shootout, police said.

Man Grabs NYPD Officer's Gun, Fatally Shoots Bronx Deli Clerk

August 11, 2016
A panhandler removed the duty weapon from a New York Police Department officer's holster and used it to fatally shoot a Bronx bodega worker as a late-night dispute over $2 exploded into a deadly street shootout, police said. More Here.

NYPD Training Tactic to Secure Police Gun Rarely Works on the Streets, Expert Says

August 11, 2016
In the heat of battle, training intended to help officers secure their weapons often goes out the window, a police tactics expert and retired NYPD lieutenant says.

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Steps Down

August 2, 2016
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, chief of the nation's largest police department, is quitting his high-profile job, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

Cop Killer Gets Death Penalty for Murder of 2 NYPD Undercover Officers

July 30, 2016
A New York City street gang member was sentenced to death on Wednesday in the execution-style slayings of two undercover police officers in 2003 — the latest chapter in a case that's seen his original death sentence overturned, his behind-bars affair with a prison guard exposed and the massive cost of his defense questioned.
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