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January 31, 2023, 11:38 PM

Case against ex-detective tossed due to prosecutor's conduct

A perjury case against a former NYC narcotics detective has been thrown out.
January 31, 2023, 11:38 PM
January 17, 2023, 5:33 PM

Feds to drop charges against NYPD officer accused of being spy for China

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn have asked a judge to dismiss criminal charges against an NYPD officer charged with being a Chinese agent.
January 17, 2023, 5:33 PM
Feds to drop charges against NYPD officer accused of being spy for China
1 month ago

NYPD attack suspect targeted law enforcement: DA

The Maine teen accused of attacking New York City police officers with a knife was arraigned at a hospital.
1 month ago
NYPD attack suspect targeted law enforcement: DA
2 months ago

Massive blaze erupts in Brooklyn warehouse

New York City firefighters spend hours battling a fire that broke out at an NYPD storage warehouse in Red Hook.
2 months ago
Massive blaze erupts in Brooklyn warehouse
2 months ago

Massive fire breaks out at NYPD storage facility

Three firefighters, three EMT workers and two civilians were injured in the blaze, according to the FDNY.
2 months ago
Massive fire breaks out at NYPD storage facility
2 months ago

NYPD accused of illegally obtaining, storing the DNA samples of nearly 32,000 people

A federal lawsuit claims the genetic material is stored in a “suspect index."
2 months ago
NYPD accused of illegally obtaining DNA samples from thousands of people
2 months ago

NYC police search for suspected package thief dressed as Amazon employee

New York City police are searching for a suspected package thief they say is dressed as an Amazon employee and driving an Amazon truck.
2 months ago
NYC police search for suspected package thief dressed as Amazon employee
3 months ago

Poll workers and voting sites could be targets of extremists, NYPD warns, urging 'vigilance'

Ahead of Election Day, the New York City Police Department is warning of a "complex" threat environment and racially motivated and anti-government extremists
3 months ago
Poll workers, more could be targets of violence, NYPD warns while urging 'vigilance'
5 months ago

NY police investigate death of Bed Bath & Beyond CFO

Bed Bath & Beyond CFO Gustavo Arnal has died, the company confirmed. He died of injuries consistent with a fall from an elevated position, police said.
5 months ago
NY police investigate death of Bed Bath & Beyond CFO
7 months ago

NYPD says murders and shootings are down, despite recent high-profile incidents

The NYPD said that murders and shootings in New York City are down despite three people being killed the night before.
7 months ago
NYPD says murders and shootings are down, despite recent incidents
7 months ago

Illegal dirt bikes destroyed by NYPD bulldozer

About 2,000 illegal vehicles have already been impounded by New York City Police this year, an 88% increase from last year.
7 months ago
Illegal dirt bikes destroyed by NYPD bulldozer
1 year ago

NYPD searches for hate crime suspect

The suspect is accused of attacking seven Asian women, ranging in age between 19 to 57, in two hours. Two of the women were hospitalized.
1 year ago
NYPD searches for hate crime suspect
1 year ago

A former NYPD officer’s take on Biden’s gun violence plan

Former NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce gives his take on the summit between President Joe Biden and New York City Mayor Eric Adams aimed at curbing gun violence.
1 year ago
A former NYPD officer’s take on Biden’s gun violence plan
1 year ago

Funeral held for NYPD officer Jason Rivera

Officer Rivera’s partner, Officer Wilbert Mora, also died of his gunshot wounds days after the shooting.
1 year ago
Funeral held for NYPD officer Jason Rivera
1 year ago

1 officer killed, another in injured in deadly police shooting in Harlem

A 22-year-old officer died and the other is still fighting for his life.
1 year ago
1 officer killed, another in injured in deadly police shooting in Harlem
1 year ago

Keechant Sewell becomes 1st woman NYPD police commissioner

Keechant Sewell is also the first woman -- and first Black woman -- to be NYPD police commissioner.
1 year ago
NYPD appoints 1st female commissioner
1 year ago

Keechant Sewell becomes 1st female commissioner of NYPD

The New York native shared what she hopes to change with her milestone appointment.
1 year ago
Keechant Sewell becomes 1st female commissioner of NYPD
1 year ago

NYC mayor-elect names 1st Black female NYPD commissioner

Keechant Sewell was selected by Mayor-elect Eric Adams to become the first female police commissioner for New York City, starting in the new year.
1 year ago
NYC mayor-elect names 1st Black female NYPD commissioner
1 year ago

Eric Garner's mother speaks out on first days of NYPD judicial inquiry

Petitioners in the judicial inquiry concerning Eric Garner's death are calling for the firing of NYPD officials involved in the incident who are testifying.
1 year ago
Eric Garner's mother speaks out on first days of NYPD judicial inquiry
1 year ago

Judicial inquiry begins looking into Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD

A judge has ordered witnesses from the NYPD and police union to testify on Eric Garner's arrest and death to get more insight into the fatal 2014 incident.
1 year ago
Judicial inquiry begins looking into Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD
1 year ago

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio accused of misusing NYPD resources in DOI report

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio accused of misusing NYPD resources, DOI reports.
1 year ago
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio 'misused' NYPD resources for family, DOI report alleges
2 years ago

NYPD continues search for suspect in broad-daylight shooting

The gunman narrowly missed hitting two children while firing shots on a busy Bronx street before escaping on a scooter driven by an alleged accomplice.
2 years ago
NYPD continues search for suspect in broad-daylight shooting
2 years ago

How one New York city plans to replace its entire police department

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick is pushing for changes in the police department that include a proposed department of community solutions and public safety.
2 years ago
How one New York city plans to replace its entire police department
2 years ago

New York City's highest-ranking uniformed police officer is retiring

Terence Monahan, New York City's highest-ranking uniformed police officer, is retiring as NYPD chief of department.
2 years ago
New York City's highest-ranking uniformed police officer is retiring
2 years ago

'Unprecedented' NYC police discipline guidelines could serve as model throughout US

"Ultimately, everything has to drive, in my view, toward building trust."
2 years ago
'Unprecedented' NYC police discipline guidelines could serve as model throughout US
2 years ago

New York AG sues NYPD over handling of Black Lives Matter protests

New York Attorney General Letitia James is suing the NYPD over its handling of the Black Lives Matter protests.
2 years ago
'Excessive, brutal, and unlawful force against peaceful protesters': NY AG sues NYPD
2 years ago

NYPD arrests 15-year-old for violent attacks on vehicles

A driver and his elderly mother were inside when cyclists attacked a car Tuesday. Several other arrests are expected after at least two violent attacks on motorists in New York City.
2 years ago
NYPD arrests 15-year-old for violent attacks on vehicles
2 years ago

NYPD investigates swarm of bicyclists in violent confrontation with motorist

Several cyclists were caught on camera attacking a vehicle on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Authorities are asking the public to help identify the suspected cyclists.
2 years ago
NYPD investigates swarm of bicyclists in violent confrontation with motorist
2 years ago

NYPD busts illegal club with nearly 400 people inside

Four party organizers were arrested on multiple charges, including violating coronavirus emergency orders and serving liquor without a license.
2 years ago
NYPD busts illegal club with nearly 400 people inside
2 years ago

NYPD officer suspended after promoting Trump on loudspeaker

The NYPD said it has suspended an officer who was filmed violating police guidelines by promoting Trump on a police loudspeaker on duty.
2 years ago
NYPD officer suspended after promoting Trump on loudspeaker
2 years ago

Retired NYPD chief sues department over alleged 'glass ceiling' for female officers

A "glass ceiling" keeps women from climbing to the highest ranks of the NYPD, a retired chief alleged Monday in a new lawsuit.
2 years ago
Retired NYPD chief sues department over alleged 'glass ceiling' for female officers
3 years ago

NYPD officer arrested on strangulation charges after caught-on-camera incident

NYPD Officer David Afanador was suspended after the June 21 incident was filmed by a bystander and posted on social media.
3 years ago
NYPD officer charged with strangulation after caught-on-camera incident
3 years ago

NYPD officer suspended after filmed using chokehold on suspect

An NYPD officer was suspended without pay after he was filmed using a chokehold on a suspect over the weekend.
3 years ago
NYPD officer suspended after filmed using chokehold on suspect
3 years ago

New York City mom plans $10 million lawsuit against police after arrest for improperly wearing face mask

Kaleemah Rozier was arrested in front of her 5-year-old son on May 13 for not wearing a face mask on the train.
3 years ago
Mom plans $10 million lawsuit against police over arrest for improper face mask
3 years ago

NYPD arrested more people of color for social distancing and other charges, data shows

The Brooklyn District Attorney released data to show the disparities in arrests. The NYPD released data to show the demographics of summonses.
3 years ago
NYPD arrested more people of color for social distancing and other charges: Data
3 years ago

NYPD officer put on modified duty after violent social distancing violation arrest filmed

A NYPD officer is under investigation into an arrest this weekend where he was filmed punching a suspect who allegedly violated social distancing orders.
3 years ago
NYPD cop under investigation after violent social distancing violation arrest filmed
3 years ago

NYPD 'backs the scrubs' and gives send-off to visiting COVID health workers

The NYPD gave a hero's send off to the health care workers who traveled from around the country to assist New York's hospitals.
3 years ago
NYPD 'backs the scrubs' and gives send-off to visiting COVID health workers
3 years ago

NYPD sergeant pulls over speeding car, finds woman giving birth on way to hospital

NYPD sergeant pulls over speeding car on the Staten Island Expressway, finds woman giving birth on way to hospital
3 years ago
Officer pulls over speeding car, finds woman giving birth on way to hospital
3 years ago

Man screams for help as NYPD arrest him: Video

Video shows a man apparently getting assaulted by several police officers in Brooklyn and arrested for allegedly smoking weed in a park.
3 years ago
Man screams for help as NYPD arrest him: Video
3 years ago

NYPD creates new approach to prevent officer suicides

The New York City Police Department has announced a new approach to prevent suicides by officers, one day after a veteran detective was found dead.
3 years ago
NYPD creates new approach to prevent officer suicides
3 years ago

NYPD detective found dead in home from apparent suicide

Detective Paul Federico, 53, was a 29-year veteran of the force assigned to the police commissioner's office.
3 years ago
NYPD detective found dead in home from apparent suicide
3 years ago

Cop shooting suspect charged with attempted murder

The officer shot in the Bronx precinct shooting left the hospital just hours before the suspect was arraigned on attempted murder charges.
3 years ago
Cop shooting suspect charged with attempted murder
3 years ago

NYPD cop and fiancee allegedly froze 8-year-old boy with autism to death, police said

NYPD officer Michael Valva allegedly left his 8-year-old son in the freezing garage overnight.
3 years ago
NYPD cop and fiancee allegedly froze 8-year-old boy with autism to death, police said
3 years ago

NYPD officer resigns after allegedly breaking into woman's home, yelling racial slurs

Michael Reynolds was convicted on charges of assault and criminal trespassing in connection with the July 2018 incident.
3 years ago
NYPD officer resigns after allegedly breaking into woman's home, yelling racial slurs
3 years ago

NYPD officer resigns amid backlash, police say

A New York City Police Department officer resigned on Thursday, more than a year after he was charged for allegedly breaking into a woman's home, threatening her and yelling racial slurs.
3 years ago
NYPD officer resigns amid backlash, police say
3 years ago

NYPD announces big break in fatal stabbing of Barnard student

A 14-year-old who police believe allegedly stabbed freshman Tessa Majors and then went on the run for two weeks has been located and questioned in New York.
3 years ago
NYPD announces big break in fatal stabbing of Barnard student
3 years ago

NYPD officers' body cameras shows moments leading up to killing of police officer, suspect

Police officer Brian Mulkeen and suspect Antonio Williams were killed in the incident in the Bronx in New York City.
3 years ago
Police officers' body cameras shows moments before killing of police officer, suspect
3 years ago

Body camera videos of deadly police shooting released

The NYPD released body camera video that captured parts of a shooting in September that left Officer Brian Mulkeen and a suspect dead.
3 years ago
Body camera videos of deadly police shooting released
3 years ago

New York cop chomps down on razor blade in sandwich, ruled accident by NYPD

A police officer has been injured after biting into a sandwich that contained a razor blade in New York City in what police have since called an accident.
3 years ago
New York cop chomps down on razor blade in sandwich, ruled accident by NYPD
3 years ago

Former police officer Daniel Pantaleo sues NYPD

Daniel Pantaleo, the officer fired over the choke hold death of Eric Garner, is taking legal action against the NYPD to get his job back.
3 years ago
Former police officer Daniel Pantaleo sues NYPD