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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.

Manhattan Teenager Obsessed with 'Fight Club' Arrested in Memorial Day Starbucks Bombing

July 16, 2009
A New York teen obsessed with the ultraviolent movie "Fight Club" was busted for bombing an upper East Side Starbucks in a bizarre homage to the Brad Pitt cult classic.

NYPD Warns About Weapons Hidden in Cell Phones

July 10, 2009
The NYPD has found an unintended use for the T-Mobile Sidekick and other hand-held devices - a razor blade can be secreted in their battery compartments, police sources say.

NYPD Cracks Down on Ex-Cops for Using Trademarked Department Shield

July 10, 2009
The NYPD is warning retired cops they can't display the department shield on T-shirts or Web sites - drawing howls of outrage.

NYPD Probes Beheading of Statue of Liberty Replica Seen in YouTube Video

July 9, 2009
Police in New York City are scrambling to locate the producers of a YouTube video that depicts a stolen replica of the Statue of Liberty blindfolded, beheaded and smashed into pieces — a display that one terror expert says is intended to "instill fear" in everyday Americans.

Cyclist Sues NYPD for $1.5M for Body Slam Captured on Video

July 9, 2009
A cyclist knocked off his bike by a rookie cop last summer is suing the NYPD for $1.5million on Tuesday for trying to cover up the shocking attack, which was taped and put on YouTube.

NYPD Cops Hit by Ricochets in Attempt to Stop Pit Bull Attack

July 9, 2009
Three cops were hit with ricocheting bullets Wednesday night while blasting away at a pit bull attacking them in a narrow passageway of an upper East Side housing project, police said.

NYPD Seeks Teens who Attacked Children with "Drano Bomb"

June 25, 2009

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.

NYPD Detective Convicted of Perjury, Faces Up to 7 Years in Jail

June 24, 2009

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.

Smart Guns Are Not Ready for Duty

June 12, 2009

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.

Bell Sells Two 412EP Helicopters to NYPD

June 8, 2009
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced the sale of two 412EP helicopters to the New York Police Department (NYPD) for use as air-sea rescue helicopters.

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed by Fellow Officer in "Friendly Fire" Incident

May 29, 2009

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.

NYPD Adds 40 Hybrid Cars to Fleet

May 8, 2009
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) deployed 40 hybrid vehicles to help green its fleet of patrol cars, bringing its number of hybrid vehicles to more than 100.

NYPD Officers Get Masks to Guard Against Swine Flu

April 30, 2009
The NYPD sent out thousands of surgical masks across the five boroughs over the past week as the threat of swine flu continues to grow, but police sources said don't expect to see neighborhood cops wearing them anytime soon.

NYPD Offers Reward for Info On Murder of CSI

April 30, 2009
Michelle Lee, 24, was bound to her bed in her Sunnyside, Queens, apartment, the cord of a cell phone charger wrapped around her neck and a knife buried in her throat.

International Hackers Attacking NYPD Computers

April 24, 2009
A network of mystery hackers, most based in China, have been making 70,000 attempts a day to break into the NYPD's computer system, the city's top cop revealed Wednesday.

NYPD Officers Fatally Shoot Woman After Knife Attack

April 9, 2009
A knife-wielding woman was shot to death by police after she repeatedly stabbed a cop's hands in Brooklyn Wednesday, cops said.

Lee Woods Sentenced to Life in Prison for Timoshenko Killing

April 2, 2009
A remorseless cop killer was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison plus 40 years for the execution of Officer Russel Timoshenko during a car stop in Brooklyn.
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