Mayor Bill de Blasio says now is the time to transform police-community relations in New York City.
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks called the hour-long meeting a frank, sincere discussion.
Fellow officers lined the street and clapped as Det. Mario Muniz left the hospital in a wheelchair just after 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Both U.S. marshals injured in a shootout with a wanted fugitive have been released from the hospital as new details emerge on what led authorities to find the suspect at a West Village smoke shop.
Police said a fugitive who was working in a West Village smoke shop shot and wounded three officers who were trying to arrest him Monday afternoon, before the officers returned fire and killed him.
Relatives of a man who died in police custody earlier this month told Staten Island’s district attorney Monday that they want federal investigators to take over the probe into his death.
The calls for regulating costumed street performers have grown louder after police said five masked characters were arrested in Times Square over the weekend.
On Saturday night, a man dressed as Spider-Man wound up in cuffs after he allegedly assaulted a police officer following a dispute with a woman.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton expects that a number of lawsuits will be filed in the wake of the death of a man in police custody.
The Rev. Al Sharpton joined Eric Garner’s family members Friday for a closed-door meeting with officials from the civil rights division of the U.S. attorney’s office.
The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.
American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.
A group of demonstrators is calling for the resignation of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton after a Staten Island man died in police custody last week.
The city’s top cop had a sitdown with members of the Times Square and Broadway communities Thursday to discuss quality-of-life concerns with a sharp focus on costumed characters.