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Retired NYPD Lt. Stops Pharmacy Robber

April 18, 2012

A retired NYPD lieutenant fatally shot a Bloods gang member who attempted to rob a Harlem pharmacy with two accomplices. The retired cop was filling up his car at a gasoline station across the street, when the robbery occurred. Read the full story here.

N.Y. Senator Proposes TASERs for Transit Workers

April 17, 2012
New York state Sen. Eric Adams, a retired NYPD captain, is renewing his proposal from last year to let commuter train and Amtrak crews carry TASERs.

4 NYPD Officers Shot In Hostage Stand-off

April 9, 2012
Four NYPD officers were wounded in a Sunday gunfight in Brooklyn with an ex-con, after he held hostage his pregnant girlfriend and their infant son. Three of the officers were shot in the leg, and one was grazed in the face. None of the four were seriously hurt.

Historic NYPD Patrol Cars

April 2, 2012

The NYPD began using horse-drawn police wagons in the later part of the 19th Century to move police forces from place to place. Motorized wagons came into use later, and it wasn't until the 1920s and 30s that the department began regularly using motorized patrol cars. Plymouth two-door radio cars were the standard in the late 1930s and 1940s. By the 1970s, the Plymouth Fury was the mainstay. Black-and-white photos courtesy of the New York City Police Museum.

Hung Jury In NYPD Cop's Rape Trial

March 29, 2012
A day after a New York City police officer was convicted of sexually attacking a woman at gunpoint last August, a judge declared a mistrial on Wednesday on the remaining two counts of rape and related charges that had left the jury deadlocked.

Civil Rights Suit Filed Against NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk

March 29, 2012
The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against New York City and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, claiming officers conducted suspicionless stops inside private buildings.

Battleground NYC: Countering Terrorism

March 28, 2012

New York City has long been a breeding ground for spies, saboteurs, and terrorists who view it as a top target. In his "Battleground New York City," Thomas Reppetto covers post-9/11 police strategies and recounts law enforcement's efforts to thwart terrorists and covert operators since 1861. Reppetto focuses on the coordinated efforts of the NYPD, Secret Service, and FBI to counter these threats.

NYPD Honors Female Police Leaders for Women's History Month

March 26, 2012
The NYPD now counts nearly 6,000 female officers among its ranks, a sharp rise from the 700 in the early 1970s. Of the current group, there are more than 600 detectives, 750 sergeants, 170 lieutenants, and approximately 50 with the rank of captain and above.

Four NYPD Cops In Sean Bell Shooting Lose Jobs

March 26, 2012
The New York Police Department has fired the detective who sparked a 50-round fusillade leading to the death of a man outside a Queens strip club on his wedding day.

Occupy Sympathizer Tweets 'Kill a Cop Or Two'

March 19, 2012
A Florida restaurant manager caused an uproar on Saturday, when he sent a tweet sympathetic to Occupy protesters advocating cop killing. On Monday, Rusty Braxton complained that he had received several death threats and said the tweet was a misunderstanding.

NYPD Cop's Gunpoint Rape Trial Resumes

March 16, 2012
The attorney representing a New York City police officer on trial for allegedly raping a school teacher at gunpoint said his client did "unforgiveable" and "criminal" acts but shouldn't face 10 years to life.

Poll: NYC Voters Support NYPD's Surveillance of Muslims

March 13, 2012
New York City voters overwhelmingly support the New York Police Department's anti-terrorism campaign, even as provisions of it have come under criticism from civil rights groups who question the legality of how police target Muslims.

Students, Cops Clash at NYC High School

March 6, 2012

Students clashed with NYPD officers at Murry Bergtraum High School in lower Manhattan on Thursday, as the officers attempted to break up a fight. The melee was captured on cell-phone video.

NYC Mayor Rips Virginia's Repeal of Gun Law

March 1, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized Virginia for repealing a law limiting purchases of handguns to one per month, and said the move would enhance the state's reputation as the gun-running capitol of the East Coast.

Cop Sues NYPD, Claims Illegal Quotas

February 28, 2012
A New York City police officer working in the Bronx has sued the department, claiming the 42nd Precinct is ruled by an overzealous quota system that punishes officers.

NYPD Cop Saved When Perp's Round Strikes Duty Belt

February 27, 2012
A spare ammunition magazine likely saved a New York City police officer's life early Monday, when a suspect's 9mm round struck the gear during a running gun battle in lower Manhattan.

NYPD Sgt. Resisted Arrest After Driving Drunk

February 22, 2012
An off-duty NYPD sergeant busted for drunken driving on Sunday resisted arrest, injuring a fellow cop as he hauled the blotto lawman off to jail.

Ex-Playmate Wins $1.2M Excessive Force Judgment Against NYPD

February 22, 2012
A Manhattan jury awarded former Playboy Playmate Stephanie Adams $1.2 million on Tuesday in an excessive-force judgement against the New York Police Department.

Federal Stimulus Bill Establishes Public Safety Broadband Network

February 21, 2012
The federal government has agreed to establish a public safety broadband network for emergency first responders and provide funding for next-generation 911 technologies.

NYPD Officer Returns Fire, Killing Paroled Robber

February 15, 2012
An NYPD officer fatally shot a parolee who emptied a six-shot revolver while firing at the officer during a shootout in the New York subway system on Tuesday.
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