William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
The teenagers tossed a bottle, believed to be filled with a mix of Drano and other liquids, across South Eighth St. in Williamsburg on Sunday about 8 p.m., police and witnesses said. The stinging substance splashed several kids.
Detective Christopher Perino faces up to seven years in prison for testifying that he did not interrogate attempted murder suspect Erik Crespo. It turned out that the then-17-year-old recorded 70 minutes of Perino's questioning on his MP3 player.
What the lab tried to communicate to the NYPD was that the technology wouldn’t have prevented the Edwards tragedy. You see, the radio system will pick up any friendly gun within 600 feet. That means that when the other officers pointed their weapons at Officer Edwards their guns would have only told them that a friendly gun was in the general area. Well, they already knew that. They knew that at least three friendly guns were in the area. After all, they were holding them.
An off-duty rookie cop chasing a suspected car thief in East Harlem with his gun drawn was shot and killed Thursday night when an officer mistook him for a criminal. "Police! Stop! Drop it!" cops from the 25th Precinct shouted at Omar Edwards, 25. As he started to turn toward him - the gun still in his hand - an officer opened fire, sources said.
For those in law enforcement, the question becomes one of: How does all of this economic gloom affect me? To address this question, POLICE decided to look at five of the biggest economic threats facing law enforcement.