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Former NYPD Officer Sues Department Over Dismissal

A former NYPD cop—who was reportedly dismissed from his position for shooting his girlfriend— says in a newly filed lawsuit that it was she who attacked him and that the department ignored his own claims of being the victim of domestic violence.

September 26, 2018

Man Who Stabbed New York Officer Found Guilty of Attempted Murder
Video: Family of Cop Killer who was Killed by NY Officer Sues Agency

Video: Family of Cop Killer who was Killed by NY Officer Sues Agency

The family of a man killed by a Johnson City (NY) Police officer after shooting and killing another officer is suing Binghamton and Johnson City, alleging that officers didn't follow police protocol when they responded to the incident and purposefully suppressed information after the fact.

April 10, 2017

Man Gets 30 years for 2013 Shooting of New York Officer

A Chinese national who had faced an attempted murder charge in connection with the August 2013 shooting of a Nassau County, N.Y., police officer in New Hyde Park pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree assault and first-degree burglary in exchange for a 30-year prison sentence.

February 17, 2015

VIDEO: Man Who Killed N.Y. Officer, Driver Gets Life in Prison
Family of N.Y. Student Killed in Hostage Incident Sues Officer, Agency
N.Y. Sheriffs Won't Enforce Gun-Control Law

N.Y. Sheriffs Won't Enforce Gun-Control Law

Several New York sheriffs have come out against the SAFE Act that was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in January. The New York State Sheriffs' Association has joined a lawsuit challenging the gun-control law.

September 9, 2013

N.Y. Cop 'Torn Up' Over Hostage's Death

N.Y. Cop 'Torn Up' Over Hostage's Death

A Nassau County (N.Y.) Police officer who fatally shot a Hofstra University student and her armed captor during a standoff has struggled to deal with the accidental death, according to a police source close to the officer.

May 20, 2013

No Jail Time for Trucker In N.Y. Cop's Death

No Jail Time for Trucker In N.Y. Cop's Death

The truck driver who fatally struck and killed a Nassau County (N.Y.) Police officer while asleep at the wheel paid a $500 fine and lost his driving privilege.

February 21, 2013

Supreme Court Limits Detention Powers In Searches

Supreme Court Limits Detention Powers In Searches

Suffolk County (N.Y.) Police detectives who detained two suspects, while officers searched a dwelling exceeded the scope of their search warrant, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

February 19, 2013

N.Y. Gun Law Mandates Life In Prison for Cop Killers

New York's strict new gun law contains a provision that requires a mandatory life sentence for anyone convicted of killing a first responder in a state with a moratorium on the death penalty.

January 24, 2013

Court: Flipping Off Cops Is Constitutional

A civilian flipping off a police officer can't be cause for a vehicle stop or arrest, a federal appellate court has ruled. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit ruled that the "ancient gesture of insult is not the basis for a reasonable suspicion of a traffic violation or impending criminal activity."

January 4, 2013

Warrantless Detention Case Heads to Supreme Court
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