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Bernard Kerik Trial Set For Early November

October 26, 2009
A judge has set a date of Nov. 9 for the commencement of the trial of former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, who has also been jailed for allegedly leaking sealed information, the New York Times reports.

NYPD Confidential

October 15, 2009

In his book, Leonard Levitt examines the lines of power that often result in the NYPD's police commissioner and mayor duking it out for "publicity, credit and power." Levitt's "NYPD Confidential: Power and Corruption In the Country's Greatest Police Force" is based in his experiences covering the department as a columnist for Newsday. In the book, he covers the high and low points of the administrations of William Bratton, Howard Safir, Bernie Kerik and current commissioner Ray Kelly.

Three Heroes of 9/11 Die of Cancer in Five Days

October 13, 2009
A firefighter and two cops who worked at Ground Zero in the days and weeks after Sept. 11 have died of cancer in the past five days, the New York Daily News has learned.

NYPD Officer Charged with Brandishing Gun on Train

October 13, 2009
The NYPD suspended a cop who was charged with pulling out a gun on a Long Island Rail Road train while trying to hush some loud hockey fans, police said Monday.

Drug Gang Sues NYPD Multiple Times, Settles for $500K

October 13, 2009
"The city gets sued 200 times a week," Bloomberg told the Daily News. "We take as many cases to trial as we possibly can, but we would [go] bankrupt if we tried to defend every one of them."

First Responders: The NYPD and 9/11

October 5, 2009

In "The First Responders: The Untold Story of the New York City Police Department and September 11, 2001," Anthea Appel weaves together the stories of members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit (ESU) who first arrived at Ground Zero. Appel, who was on patrol on 9/11 and has since retired after a 20-year NYPD career, recounts the ESU members who searched for terrorist "sleepers" and survivors. Appel also tells the story of the mysterious man who was arrested in the North Tower in the moments before it fell.

Zazi Indicted For Conspiring to Detonate WMD

September 24, 2009
Najibullah Zazi, the Denver man believed to be the central figure in a terror plot against the New York City transit system, has officially been indicted on charges of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction against persons or property in the United States, CBS 2 has learned.

N.Y. imam Tied to Alleged Al Qaeda Plot Spent Time in Jail for Sexual Abuse Rap

September 24, 2009
Ahmad Afzali was busted on June 24, 1992 - when he was 20 - for grabbing a woman's buttocks, the records show. Now 37, Afzali was indicted for sex abuse but pleaded guilty to a lesser charge - attempted sex abuse - and served six months in jail, with five years' probation.

Cops, Feds Ransack Queens Storage Sites for Qaeda Bomb-Making Materials

September 22, 2009
Detectives were combing Queens storage facilities on Monday for stockpiled explosive chemicals that Al Qaeda terror thugs planned to use to bomb New York, sources said.

FBI Warns Police After NYC Anti-terror Raid

September 15, 2009
Counter-terrorism officials are warning police departments around the country to be on the lookout for evidence of homemade bombs following raids on several New York City apartments in a hunt for explosives and possible links to al-Qaida operatives, the Associated Press is reporting.

We Will Never Forget

September 11, 2009
I have never seen the events from 9/11 from this perspective before. It deepened my respect for all who served that day to help their fellow man.

Off-Duty NYPD Attacked with Tire Iron

September 10, 2009
A Queens cop had to have his face rebuilt by doctors after he was savagely beat down in a road-rage fight by three thugs, including one wielding a tire iron, relatives and friends said.

Former NY Cop's Second Career: Robbing Banks

September 2, 2009
A former New York police officer pleaded guilty to robbing the Sovereign Bank branch in the East Village twice in 2007, with the help of his companion, who was a teller there, the New York Times reports.

NY Officer Won't Be Charged In Friendly Fire Incident

August 14, 2009
A New York officer who shot and killed an off-duty colleague he mistook for a criminal in East Harlem will not face criminal charges, the New York Times reports.

Bratton Says He's Open to NYPD Job if Kelly Steps Down

August 11, 2009
"Oh sure. I'm only 61. That's a possibility down the line," the regaled former NYPD police commissioner, who is stepping down as L.A.'s police chief, told the Daily News on Thursday.

NYPD to Retrofit New Hybrid Patrol Cars

July 30, 2009
The New York Police Department's trial program of using 58 hybrid Nissan Altimas as patrol vehicles has hit a minor snag, as officers are reporting their duty handguns catching on the seats as they exit the vehicle, the New York Times reports.

NYPD Will Receive Federal Stimulus Money After All

July 29, 2009
Federal officials have found additional stimulus funds that will allow the New York Police Department to turn the tide from Tuesday's announcement that it had been passed over for funding, the New York Times reports.

U.S. Will Provide $1 Billion to Hire Cops

July 29, 2009
The federal government will give $1 billion in economic stimulus funds to law enforcement agencies in every state to pay for the hiring and re-hiring of officers, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced.

NYPD Sergeant Shot by Fellow Officer, Settles Suit with City for $3.25 Million

July 21, 2009
More than a decade after being shot by one of his men in a Brooklyn undercover operation, a former NYPD sergeant settled with the city Monday for $3.25 million.

NYPD Still Using Typewriters

July 17, 2009
NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne confirmed the department's continued, if limited, use of the 20th-century writing devices, explaining that they're mainly used for filling out property vouchers -- forms that officers must file when they seize items during case investigations. The typewriters also are retained in case a technological meltdown disables the NYPD's computers, he said.
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