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1 month 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.
1 month ago
NYPD says murders and shootings are down, despite recent incidents
2 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.
2 months ago
Illegal dirt bikes destroyed by NYPD bulldozer
5 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."
5 months ago
NYPD accused of illegally obtaining DNA samples from thousands of people
5 months 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.
5 months ago
NYPD searches for hate crime suspect
6 months 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.
6 months ago
A former NYPD officer’s take on Biden’s gun violence plan
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Funeral held for NYPD officer Jason Rivera
7 months 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.
7 months ago
1 officer killed, another in injured in deadly police shooting in Harlem
8 months 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.
8 months ago
NYPD appoints 1st female commissioner
8 months ago

Keechant Sewell becomes 1st female commissioner of NYPD

The New York native shared what she hopes to change with her milestone appointment.
8 months ago
Keechant Sewell becomes 1st female commissioner of NYPD
8 months 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.
8 months ago
NYC mayor-elect names 1st Black female NYPD commissioner
8 months ago

Sewell to be 1st woman, 3rd Black person to lead NYC police

New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams named Keechant Sewell, a Long Island police official, as the city’s next police commissioner
8 months ago
Sewell to be 1st woman, 3rd Black person to lead NYPD
8 months ago

Long Island police official picked as 1st woman to lead NYPD

A Long Island police official will be New York City’s next police commissioner, becoming the first woman to lead the nation’s largest police force
8 months ago
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Eric Garner's mother speaks out on first days of NYPD judicial inquiry
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Judicial inquiry begins looking into Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD
10 months 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.
10 months ago
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio 'misused' NYPD resources for family, DOI report alleges
10 months ago

NYPD takes ex-union chief's gun, shield after FBI raids

New York City’s police department has placed the embattled former head of its sergeants union on modified assignment, stripping him of his gun and shield, a day after federal agents raided the union’s office and his home
10 months ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
NYPD continues search for suspect in broad-daylight shooting
1 year ago

NYPD agrees to limits on sound cannons, ending 5-year battle

The New York Police Department has agreed to limit its use of sound cannons on crowds, ending a five-year legal battle over claims that the devices caused hearing damage, dizziness and migraines
1 year ago
1 year ago

Police: NYPD officer in hot water shoots at Atlantic Ocean

A New York City police officer who’s been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again Sunday after police on Long Island say he fired a pistol into the Atlantic Ocean while off duty
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
How one New York city plans to replace its entire police department
1 year 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.
1 year ago
New York City's highest-ranking uniformed police officer is retiring
2 years ago

Suit settled in fatal road rage shooting by NYPD officer

The city has paid $125,000 to settle a claim by the girlfriend of Delrawn Small.
2 years ago
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

Feds: NYPD officer served as lookout for cocaine ring

A New York City police officer has been charged with aiding drug traffickers who smuggled hundreds of kilograms of cocaine into the United States
2 years ago
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

Officer suspended for blaring 'Trump 2020' from NYPD vehicle

The New York Police Department said it is investigating after an officer was seen on video saying “Trump 2020” over a patrol vehicle’s loudspeaker
2 years ago
2 years ago

Source: Friction with mayor behind top NYPD official's exit

A top commander seen as a rising star in the leadership ranks of the New York Police Department has abruptly given notice that he is quitting
2 years ago
2 years ago

Judge lifts veil on New York City police discipline records

With scores of disciplinary records already online, a federal judge on Friday lifted a temporary restraining order that had barred New York City’s police watchdog agency, police department and other entities from making such information public
2 years ago
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
2 years ago

NYPD: 303 police cars damaged since Floyd death, costing $1M

New York City police say 303 department vehicles have been vandalized since George Floyd’s May 25 death, causing nearly $1 million in damage
2 years ago
2 years ago

ProPublica posts NYPD records, bypassing judge's blockade

Database has complaint information for thousands of New York City cops.
2 years ago
2 years ago

NYPD chief, protesters roughed up in Brooklyn Bridge clash

Police say several New York City police officers were attacked and injured Wednesday as pro-police and anti-police protesters clashed on the Brooklyn Bridge
2 years ago
2 years ago

NYC mayor seeks $1 billion police cut amid City Hall protest

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he's proposing slashing the New York City police budget by $1 billion
2 years ago
2 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.
2 years ago
NYPD officer charged with strangulation after caught-on-camera incident
2 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.
2 years ago
NYPD officer suspended after filmed using chokehold on suspect
2 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.
2 years ago
Mom plans $10 million lawsuit against police over arrest for improper face mask
2 years ago

Report: NYC police misconduct often involves minority youths

A new watchdog report says the vast majority of complaints about New York City police officers’ mistreatment of youths stemmed from encounters with black children
2 years ago
Report: NYC police misconduct often involves minority youths
2 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.
2 years ago
NYPD arrested more people of color for social distancing and other charges: Data
2 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.
2 years ago
NYPD cop under investigation after violent social distancing violation arrest filmed
2 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.
2 years ago
NYPD 'backs the scrubs' and gives send-off to visiting COVID health workers
2 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
2 years ago
Officer pulls over speeding car, finds woman giving birth on way to hospital
2 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.
2 years ago
Man screams for help as NYPD arrest him: Video
2 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.
2 years ago
NYPD creates new approach to prevent officer suicides
2 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.
2 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