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New York City Joins Strong Cities Network Counter-Terrorism Program

October 1, 2015
The de Blasio administration said on Tuesday that New York City would join a Justice Department program aimed at rooting out terrorist recruiting efforts in the nation’s cities, even though its tactics have raised concerns among some civil libertarians.

Video: Upcoming Papal Visit Presents "Largest Security Challenge Ever" for NYPD

September 15, 2015
Officials said thousands of officers, from the local to federal levels and including the Secret Service, will be deployed for both the papal visit and the General Assembly, and surveillance technology will be used, including cameras and explosives and radiation detection devices, as well as traditional K-9 units.

Upcoming Papal Visit Presents "Largest Security Challenge Ever" for NYPD

September 15, 2015
Officials said thousands of officers, from the local to federal levels and including the Secret Service, will be deployed for both the papal visit and the General Assembly, and surveillance technology will be used, including cameras and explosives and radiation detection devices, as well as traditional K-9 units. More Here.

Retired Tennis Star Claims Excessive Force By NYPD in Mistaken Identity Arrest

September 10, 2015
Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said a courier making a delivery mistakenly identified Blake as a suspect who he had delivered to in the past. He said a photo given to the officers of the alleged suspect also had a “remarkable likeness” to Blake. More Here.

Video: Retired Tennis Star Claims Excessive Force By NYPD in Mistaken Identity Arrest

September 10, 2015
Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said a courier making a delivery mistakenly identified Blake as a suspect who he had delivered to in the past. He said a photo given to the officers of the alleged suspect also had a “remarkable likeness” to Blake.

Ohio Triple Homicide Suspect Located in New York Using Vigilant Solutions

September 3, 2015
Vigilant Solutions announced today that the Whitehall (Ohio) Police Department used its LEARN investigative software and commercial license plate reader (LPR) data to locate a vehicle associated with a triple homicide on August 19th, resulting in the arrest of a suspect on August 25th by the NYPD.

Former NYPD Commissioner Slams Mayor for Endangering City

August 31, 2015
Mayor de Blasio has endangered New Yorkers’ lives by abandoning stop-and-frisk — an "amazing surrender" rooted in politics, ex-Police Commissioner Ray Kelly charges in a new book.

NYPD Announces New Unit to Patrol Times Square

August 27, 2015
NYPD has announced a new unit dedicated to patrolling Times Square following weeks of complaints about the panhandling tactics of costumed characters such as Elmo and Batman and topless women covered in body paint.

NYPD Officer Shot with Pellet Gun Outside Mayor's Mansion

August 24, 2015
The officer and her partner were getting out of an unmarked police car near the mayor’s Upper East Side residence shortly after 7 p.m. when she “felt pain in the lower back.”

Video: NYPD Officer Wins Impromptu Pull-up Contest Against Neighborhood Teen

August 20, 2015
Conversations between NYPD Officer Stroman and the Brooklyn youths on his beat often touch on fitness. "This one young man asked me questions about my workouts, so I gave him a few pointers on technique," says Stroman. Before long came the challenge: a pull-up contest with an extra "bodyweight hold" at the end. Officer Stroman was more than happy to oblige.

NYPD Officer Wins Impromptu Pull-up Contest Against Neighborhood Teen

August 20, 2015
NYPD Officer Stroman's conversations with local youths often touch on fitness.Before long came the challenge from one teen: a pull-up contest with an extra "bodyweight hold" at the end. Officer Stroman was more than happy to oblige. More Here.

NYPD Spending $4.5M to Give More Officers TASERs

August 11, 2015
The NYPD wants to expand its arsenal of TASERs to give officers more nonlethal alternatives to their service weapons when dealing with criminals and mentally disturbed individuals.

NYPD Officers Post Photos of Vagrants Online to Show Importance of Quality of Life Policing

August 10, 2015
NYPD officers fed up with vagrants making life miserable in the city are taking matters into their own hands — by snapping photos of quality-of-life scofflaws and posting them online.

Bratton Says NYPD Officers Should See Body Camera Footage Before Questioning by Investigators

August 5, 2015
New York City’s police commissioner says he strongly objects to an inspector general's recommendation that police officers be prevented from viewing body camera footage before giving a statement to investigators.

Inspector General Recommends Changes in NYPD Body Camera Policy

July 31, 2015
According to the Office of the Inspector General for the NYPD, the police department’s current policy governing the use of body cameras gives officers too much discretion.

NYPD Officers Stop on Way to Work to Save Suicidal Woman

July 24, 2015
As their vehicle approached Patchogue Holbrook Road, the officers both noticed a young woman climbing onto the railing of the overpass. The officers quickly stopped, identified themselves, and engaged her in conversation. As one officer continued speaking with her, another stopped a passing vehicle and told the occupants to call 911.

Occupy Protester Gets $50K Settlement for Pepper Spraying by NYPD Officer

July 21, 2015
An NYPD deputy inspector's notorious pepper-spraying of Occupy Wall Street protesters in 2011 has resulted in an additional $50,001 settlement.

Black Police Applicant Frustrated by NYPD's Opaque Hiring Process

July 20, 2015
Mr. Douglas, who does not have a criminal record, passed the police officer exam in 2011. He went through orientation and started undergoing the required background checks in 2013. Then, the process stopped cold. No emails. No calls. No explanations. Silence. For a year and a half.

Union Chief Blasts NYPD Settlement of Garner Suit

July 14, 2015
The head of the Sergeants Benevolent Association on Monday night slammed the city’s record-breaking $5.9 million settlement with the family of police chokehold victim Eric Garner as “obscene” and “shameful.”

NYPD Settles with Eric Garner's Estate for $5.9 Million

July 14, 2015
"Following a judicious review of the claim and facts of this case, my office was able to reach a settlement with the estate of Eric Garner that is in the best interests of all parties," said New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, whose office is charged with settling claims against the city.
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