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2 months ago

Mourners pay final respects to fallen NYPD Officer

NYPD officer Jonathan Diller was gunned down earlier this week during a routine traffic stop in Queens. The three-year NYPD veteran leaves behind a wife and 1-year-old son.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Mourners pay final respects to fallen NYPD Officer
4 months ago

NYPD arrests teen suspect accused of shooting tourist

A teen who was allegedly shoplifting at a Times Square store allegedly struck a tourist when he opened fire at a security guard, police said.
4 months ago
VIDEO: NYPD arrests teen suspect accused of shooting tourist
4 months ago

Manhattan DA announces charges over attack on two NYPD officers

ABC News’ Aaron Katersky has the details after seven people have been indicted in assault on police officers in Times Square.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Manhattan DA announces charges over attack on two NYPD officers
4 months ago

NYPD officers attacked in Times Square

At least five people were arrested for the alleged melee. The officers were treated for cuts and bruises.
4 months ago
VIDEO: NYPD officers attacked in Times Square
5 months ago

NYPD tightens security ahead of New Year's celebrations

With hours to go until more than one million people pour into Times Square, the NYPD said security is tight.
5 months ago
VIDEO: NYPD tightens security ahead of New Year's celebrations
6 months ago

NYPD says protesters will not interfere with annual tree lighting

After pro-Palestinian demonstrators disrupted the Thanksgiving Day Parade, police are out in force to stop any demonstrations that might occur during the ceremony.
6 months ago
VIDEO: NYPD says protesters will not interfere with annual tree lighting
6 months ago

NYPD challenge to chokehold ban rejected by state appeals court

The New York Court of Appeals has upheld a New York City law banning police use of chokeholds.
6 months ago
A New York Police Department officer.
8 months ago

NYPD police commissioner celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

NYPD police commissioner Edward Caban discusses the state of crime and safety in New York City, and shares how his Latino culture has influenced his work.
8 months ago
VIDEO: NYPD police commissioner celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
8 months ago

NYPD police commissioner talks about honor of being 1st Latino leader of force

Edward Caban made history in July when he was named the first Latino police commissioner for the NYPD and spoke with "GMA 3" about the honor and his agenda.
8 months ago
New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Edward Caban makes public safety-related announcement at Police Headquarters, Sept. 27, 2023 in New York City.
1 year ago

3 injured in New York subway slashings, suspect is sought, NYPD says

Three women were injured late Sunday afternoon in a series of subway slashing incidents, New York Police Department officials said.
1 year ago
Three women were injured late Sunday afternoon in a series of subway slashing incidents, New York Police Department officials said.
1 year ago

NYPD safety team making high number of unlawful stops, mostly people of color: Report

A decade after the NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactic was deemed unconstitutional, the police are still making unlawful stops and searches, according to a new report.
1 year ago
NYPD officers arrests an individual as people participate in the Care Not Criminalization march on May 24, 2023 in New York City.
1 year ago

Growing calls for NYPD to make arrest in subway chokehold death

Attorneys for the family of Jordan Neely called for "consequences" for a passenger seen on video putting Neely into a chokehold a week ago on a New York City subway.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Growing calls for NYPD to make arrest in subway chokehold death
1 year ago

New York Police Department launches new flexible schedules

The new schedule comes amid a mass exodus of veteran officers.
1 year ago
The new schedule comes amid a mass exodus of veteran officers.
1 year ago

Off-duty NYPD officer shot during robbery has died, officials say

A 38-year-old man suspected of shooting an off-duty NYPD officer was arrested on Monday.
1 year ago
Police Officer Adeed Fayaz.
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
NYPD logo on the sleeve of a New York City policeman during the semifinals of the Big East Basketball Tournament between the ""n"" and the Connecticut Huskies at Madison Square Garden, March 11, 2022 in New York City.
1 year 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 year ago
VIDEO: NYPD attack suspect targeted law enforcement: DA
1 year 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.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Massive blaze erupts in Brooklyn warehouse
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Three firefighters, three EMT workers and two civilians were injured in the blaze, according to the FDNY.
2 years ago

NYPD accused of illegally obtaining DNA samples from thousands of people

A federal lawsuit claims the genetic material is stored in a “suspect index."
2 years ago
In this undated file photo, a New York Police Department car is shown.
2 years 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 years ago
VIDEO: NYC police search for suspected package thief dressed as Amazon employee
2 years ago

Poll workers, more could be targets of violence, NYPD warns while 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
2 years ago
NYPD police officers watch demonstrators in Times Square in New York, June 1, 2020.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: NY police investigate death of Bed Bath & Beyond CFO
2 years ago

NYPD says murders and shootings are down, despite recent incidents

The NYPD said that murders and shootings in New York City are down despite three people being killed the night before.
2 years ago
A woman pauses on a sidewalk, where according to police reports a shooting killed one man and injured another on Wednesday night outside an apartment building in the South Jamaica section of Queens, New York, July 7, 2022.
2 years 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 years ago
About 2,000 illegal vehicles have already been impounded by New York City Police this year, an 88% increase from last year.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: NYPD searches for hate crime suspect
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: A former NYPD officer’s take on Biden’s gun violence plan
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Funeral held for NYPD officer Jason Rivera
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: 1 officer killed, another in injured in deadly police shooting in Harlem
2 years ago

NYPD appoints 1st female commissioner

Keechant Sewell is also the first woman -- and first Black woman -- to be NYPD police commissioner.
2 years ago
Keechant Sewell, the first black female NYPD commissioner, listens to Mayor-elect Eric Adams speak at the Queensbridge houses, Dec. 15, 2021, in New York.
2 years ago

Keechant Sewell becomes 1st female commissioner of NYPD

The New York native shared what she hopes to change with her milestone appointment.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Keechant Sewell becomes 1st female commissioner of NYPD
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: NYC mayor-elect names 1st Black female NYPD commissioner
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner attends the daily media briefing at the Office of the Governor of the State of New York, June 12, 2020, in New York.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Eric Garner poses with his children in an undated family photo provided by the National Action Network, July 19, 2014.
3 years ago

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio 'misused' NYPD resources for family, DOI report alleges

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio accused of misusing NYPD resources, DOI reports.
3 years ago
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, second from left, is surrounded security and followed by reporters as he leaves an event, April 28, 2016, in New York.
3 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: NYPD continues search for suspect in broad-daylight shooting
3 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: How one New York city plans to replace its entire police department
3 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.
3 years ago
Chief of Department Terence Monahan speaks to the media at the scene of a mass arrest of protesters in Manhattan  on June 3, 2020 in New York City.
3 years ago

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

"Ultimately, everything has to drive, in my view, toward building trust."
3 years ago
Dermot Shea attends a press conference announcing that will be the new NYPD Commissioner on Nov. 4, 2019, in New York City.
3 years ago

'Excessive, brutal, and unlawful force against peaceful protesters': NY AG sues NYPD

New York Attorney General Letitia James is suing the NYPD over its handling of the Black Lives Matter protests.
3 years ago
New York Police Department officers detain a protester during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Manhattan, New York, Nov. 5. 2020.
3 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: NYPD arrests 15-year-old for violent attacks on vehicles
3 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: NYPD investigates swarm of bicyclists in violent confrontation with motorist
3 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.
3 years ago
Four party organizers were arrested on multiple charges, including violating coronavirus emergency orders and serving liquor without a license.
4 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.
4 years ago
The NYPD said it has suspended an officer who was filmed violating police guidelines by promoting Trump on a police loudspeaker on duty.
4 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.
4 years ago
Dermot Shea, police commissioner of the New York City Police Department (NYPD), speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Attorney's Office in New York, July 2, 2020.
4 years ago

NYPD officer charged with strangulation 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.
4 years ago
In this photo taken from video, New York Police officers arrest a man on a boardwalk, June 21, 2020, in New York.
4 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.
4 years ago
In this photo taken from video, New York Police officers arrest a man on a boardwalk, June 21, 2020, in New York.
4 years ago

Mom plans $10 million lawsuit against police over arrest for improper 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.
4 years ago
Commuters wearing protective masks exit from a subway car at the 42nd street station in New York, on June 9, 2020.
4 years ago

NYPD arrested more people of color for social distancing and other charges: Data

The Brooklyn District Attorney released data to show the disparities in arrests. The NYPD released data to show the demographics of summonses.
4 years ago
Police officers patrol near a social distancing sign in front of Domino Park during the coronavirus pandemic in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, May 3, 2020.
4 years ago

NYPD cop under investigation 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.
4 years ago
In this screen grab taken from a video, an NYPD officer is shown aiming a taser at a person watching an arrest being made.
4 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.
4 years ago
Members of the NYPD cheered as visiting health workers headed to their last shifts on April 22, 2020, in New York City.