Bill Bratton

The NYPD unveiled its new Crime Stoppers van, with video displays built in, on May 19, 2015. (credit: Hazel Sanchez/CBS2)

NYPD Unveils New High-Tech Crime Stoppers Van

The van is equipped with external video screens to display surveillance photos and videos from recent crimes.

05/19/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at a Feb. 25, 2015 news conference where he discussed the arrest of three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Commissioner Bratton Offers Condolences After 2 Officers Killed In Mississippi

Curtis Banks, 26, told a reporter he was not involved in the killings of the two officers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

05/10/2015

Protesters clash with New York City police in a demonstration in solidarity with those protesting the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Officials Defend Handling Of Demonstrations

Some activists and elected officials are criticizing the NYPD’s handling of protests over the death of a Baltimore man critically injured in police custody.

04/30/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on April 26, 2015. (credit: CBS News)

Bill Bratton: Relationship Between City Officials, Police Union Better

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says there’s “much less tension” between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year.

04/26/2015

Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Council Weighing Bills To Decriminalize Minor Offenses

Under the proposals, police could no longer arrest people for urinating in public, consuming alcohol in public, bicycling on a sidewalk, being in a park after dark, littering, failing to obey a sign and making excessive noise.

04/20/2015

NYPD Squad Car

Bronx DA: Members Of ‘Lyman Place Gang’ Used Facebook To Plot Criminal Activity

An early morning NYPD raid in the Bronx netted eight alleged members of the Lyman Place Gang, on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

The man in the window, who is confirmed to be an NYPD detective, berated an Uber driver seen from the back. (Credit: via YouTube)

Cab Drivers Demand Change After NYPD Detective’s Uber Rant Goes Viral

Cabbies rallied outside Penn Station on Friday, calling for policy changes and more police training after video of an NYPD detective unleashing a tirade on an Uber driver went viral.

04/03/2015

Fernando Mateo, head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, addresses reporters  April 2, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Taxi Group Meets With NYPD, Says Drivers Face Police Hostility ‘Every Single Day’

Taxi drivers have been meeting with NYPD brass after video of a detective unleashing a tirade on an Uber driver went viral.

04/02/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at a Feb. 25, 2015 news conference where he discussed the arrest of three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: NYPD On Pace For 1 Million Fewer Enforcement Stops In 2015

Bratton expects the reduced number of stops to bolster NYPD relations with the minority community.

03/26/2015

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Admits 2 Detectives Used Department Equipment To Alter Wikipedia Articles

Last week, the publication Capital New York reported that computers operating on the NYPD’s network had been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of controversial cases.

03/16/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Dec. 15, 2014. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio: No Relationship Between Relaxed Pot Laws, Marijuana-Related Killings

Mayor Bill de Blasio responded Tuesday to comments by NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton tying an increase in violent crime in the city to marijuana.

03/10/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton discusses crime statistics on March 2, 2015, at police headquarters. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NYPD Stats Show Crime Down But Murders Up So Far In 2015

The NYPD released its latest crime statistics Monday, which showed there were 18 murders in February — six more than during the same month last yea

03/02/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks at a Feb. 25, 2015 news conference where he discussed the arrest of three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: Shutdown Of DHS ‘Irresponsible, Dangerous’

In a statement released Friday, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton urged Congress “not to play politics.”

02/27/2015

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg; background: CBS2)

Sources: Fourth Suspect Questioned In Brooklyn ISIS Probe

After three Brooklyn men were arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group, authorities were looking for other New Yorkers who may have been part of their plot.

02/26/2015

NYPD officers hold a moment of silence for Officer Ed Byrne, who was gunned down his patrol car in 1988. (credit: NYPD)

De Blasio, NYPD Remember Slain Cop Ed Byrne On Anniversary Of His Death

On Feb. 26, 1988, Ed Byrne, a 22-year-old rookie cop, was assassinated as he sat in his squad car guarding a witness’ home.

02/26/2015

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