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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.

Family of Iman Morales Sues NYPD Over Stun Gun Death

February 26, 2009
The family of an emotionally disturbed man who plummeted head first to his death after he was shocked by a police stun gun is suing the NYPD and the officers involved in the incident, including the estate of one who later killed himself in remorse.

Ray Kelly: NYPD to Scrap 2010 Rookie Class, Ground Zero Patrol Plans

February 12, 2009
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly told a City Council committee there will be no Police Academy class next January - the first time in recent memory an entire class was eliminated.

NYPD Officer Charged with Assault

February 12, 2009
A New York City cop who was caught on tape beating a handcuffed man inside an upper West Side apartment building was charged with assault and fraud Wednesday.

Five Ways the Economy Will Change Your Job

February 1, 2009

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.

NYPD and Federal Marine Experts Search for Missing US Airways Engine in Hudson

January 20, 2009
Police harbor officers are using sonar-equipped boats and working with a sonar expert from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration as they search the area where the plane came down Thursday, near the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The NYPD is also monitoring the river from the air because sensitive equipment could be damaged by ice and must be removed if the river gets too icy.

NYPD Prepares for Times Square's Festivities

December 31, 2008
A phalanx of rookie cops - one day out of the Police Academy - will be out in force on New Year's Eve as police keep watch on the festivities in Times Square. And keeping watch over them - and just about everyone else - will be Sky Watch, the retractable NYPD tower that allows police to spot problems from blocks away.

NYPD Probe Eyes Cop Car Chase in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-Run

December 31, 2008
Stacey Blount, 45, of Brownsville, was mowed down Monday night by a stolen 2003 Ford van as its driver led police on a back-streets chase through her neighborhood, top brass confirmed.

N.Y. Police Nab Cop-Impersonating, Home-Invading Grinches

December 30, 2008
Nicholas Papaleo and Constantino Christo, both of Brooklyn, were tooling around in Whitestone, dressed as cops and bent on robbing a drug deal on the night before Christmas, police said. When they saw Robert Kapovic outside his well-kept home, they figured he might offer just as much bounty and a lot less resistance.

Mistrial Declared in Case Against Third Suspect in Timoshenko Murder

December 23, 2008
A mistrial was declared Monday in the case against the third suspect charged with killing Brooklyn police officer Russel Timoshenko.

Cop-Sodomy Accuser Michael Mineo Aims for $200 Million Suit

December 22, 2008

A tattoo worker who has accused three cops of sodomizing him in a Brooklyn subway station took the first step Friday toward suing the city for $200 million.

Man Found Guilty of Murder of NYPD Officer Russel Timoshenko

December 22, 2008
A jury convicted trigger man Dexter Bostic of murdering Officer Russel Timoshenko Friday night, ensuring he will rot in prison.
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