While police investigate the origin of the threats, security has been stepped up at all station houses following the fatal shooting of two NYPD officers.
A veteran NYPD detective was fired Wednesday, about a month after authorities said he accidentally shot his partner in the wrist.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has used the NYPD’s own statistics to dispute the police department claim that the stop-and-frisk program effectively takes guns off the streets.
The alleged gunman, Lamont Pride, appeared in court while being shackled and didn’t speak as he faced the first-degree murder charge. His four co-defendants were also arraigned Tuesday evening.
NYPD officers from the 75th Precinct stood in solemn formation Tuesday and lowered the flag in front of Boyd Funeral home moments after bringing fellow officer Figoski’s body there for a final salute.