As we mark the one week anniversary of the deadly bombing of the Boston Marathon, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is speaking out about how our city can learn from what happened up there.
There are increased security measures like bomb-sniffing dogs and a no backpacks rule in effect for the four-mile “Run For The Park” race in Central Park and the 9/11 Memorial 5K run and walk in Lower Manhattan.
New Yorkers are on high alert, reporting more than 135 suspicious packages to the NYPD since the Boston bombings on Monday.
One of the explosive devices used in bombing of the Boston Marathon appeared to have been placed in a metal pressure cooker packed with nails and ball bearings, CBS News reported Tuesday.
There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.
NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said the city is stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations through deployment of the NYPD’s critical response vehicles.
Authorities in Manhattan announced Friday the indictment of 41 alleged members of two narcotics trafficking rings, but there’s a twist.
Today, Joseph Esposito, who just retired as Chief of Department after over 44 years on the force, testified about allegations made by St. Sen. Eric Adams during the trial.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) was joined by NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly on Sunday afternoon to call on Congress to pass gun control measures including universal background checks.
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly say the crimes date back to at least 2009. They include three murders and more than 30 shootings as well as assaults and gun trafficking.
Federal data claims that the number of teenagers carrying guns in New York City has reached an all time low.
“I believe that in his heart, he has the best intention of New Yorkers. I believe all of us are traumatized after September 11th, all of us are traumatized by the number of guns in the street. I think he’s used the wrong method,” Adams said.
The NYPD has launched what commissioner Ray Kelly has called a gun buyback program with a twist. Over the weekend, a buyback held at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn took in 115 weapons that are no longer on the streets.
An internal order made public on Thursday advises members of the nation’s largest police department to “demonstrate professionalism” when using Facebook, Twitter and other social media.
City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn announced last week that city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the department.