In a statement released Friday, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton urged Congress “not to play politics.”
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.
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.
FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.
In three incidents, someone purposely drove rented U-Haul trucks into livery cabs, sometimes carrying passengers who were in on the scheme, authorities said.
Bratton Discusses Police Relations With African-American Community At Black History Month Breakfast In Queens
Bratton told the audience community relations have been improving, and progress can be shown in the city’s dropping crime rate, Dennis reported.
Mayor Bill de Blasio called the New York Post ridiculous for an article in which the newspaper reported that police officers think the training in wake of the Eric Garner case is not realistic and pretty silly.
Bratton was asked about the possibility during a public hearing with some state senators Wednesday.
The police commissioner made his comments during a public hearing with members of the state Senate.
The unit of 350 cops will be specially trained in high-tech weaponry to deal with protests, lone-wolf attacks and evolving threats posed by terrorists.
A man shot by police after threatening them with a machete has received a $5,000 settlement from New York City.
Shootings in the Bronx are down this month and murders are under 100 for a second year in a row.
While ticket activity was up last week, it was still well below normal levels.
The book store hopes to have enough copies to put them on sale by next week.
More than two dozen suspects have been arrested in Belgium, France and Germany in continuing searches for suspected terrorists, authorities said Friday.