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Commissioner Bill Bratton

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal  take questions after a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council and regional partners at King Abdulaziz International Airports Royal Terminal on September 11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US, Arab Allies Committed To Fighting ISIS

Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Thursday to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State group, promising to take action to stop the flow of fighters and funding to the insurgents and possibly to join military action.

09/11/2014

NYPD Officer Haydn Chacana was promoted to detective on Friday, Aug. 5. Chacana suffers from lupus. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officer Suffering From Lupus Promoted To Detective

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Friday promoted dozens of officers to higher ranks – including a newly-minted detective who was lauded for his work ethic even though he is battling lupus.

09/05/2014

NYPD Commissioner Commissioner Bill Bratton on Thursday, Aug. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: NYC Crime Is Down, Media Hype Is Not True

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.

08/28/2014

Signs of protesters rallying against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner August 23, 2014 in Staten Island, New York.(Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

AP: City Council To Hold Hearing On Police Training In Wake Of Eric Garner Case

The New York City Council will hold oversight hearings next month on a police department review of its training procedures, in the wake of the chokehold death of Eric Garner in police custody on Staten Island, The Associated Press has learned.

08/27/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton

Sharpton Says He’s Earned Right To Advise On Police Policy

Fallout from the police custody death of Eric Garner continued Wednesday, as the Rev. Al Sharpton claimed he has the right to dictate police policy because he and his supporters β€œwon the election.”

08/06/2014

Mayor De Blasio With Rev. Al Sharpton At Roundtable On Police-Community Relations (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sharpton’s Harsh Words For Mayor Make Some Experts Wonder Who’s In Charge

Mayor Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Friday evening, after allowing the Rev. Al Sharpton to come to City Hall and lay down the law about how policing should be handled in the wake of the police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/01/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Administration Orders Security Overhaul After Brooklyn Bridge Flags Incident

For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.

07/24/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton rallies with the widow and mother of Eric Garner, 43, who died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Furious As Investigation Continues In S.I. Man’s Death In Police Custody

Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.

07/19/2014

New NYPD Officer Erik Fischer comes from a long line of police officers going back more than a century. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Class Of NYPD Officers Includes Man Born To Serve And Protect

A new crop of 616 NYPD officers graduated from the Police Academy Monday – among them a man who might as well be called a blueblood.

06/30/2014

In this file picture taken on June 20, 2014 A man holds bundled of the stimulant plant khat (qat), in Harlesden, north west London. (Credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

17 Indicted In International Drug Ring Case In New York

According to officials, the substance known as khat was shipped to the United States through the United Kingdom, China, Holland and Belgium.

06/27/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

Bratton Meets With Muslim Community As Ramadan Approaches

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton said Wednesday that the department has not detected any specific terror threats against the city as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan approaches.

06/18/2014

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NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim Communities

The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.

04/15/2014

Officer Peterson Bastien

New Yorkers Beguiled By Photo Of NYPD Officer Helping Blind Woman Cross Street

A photo of an NYPD officer helping an elderly blind woman cross a busy street in Midtown has gone viral, and has won the praises of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

04/11/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Bratton To Ride Late-Night Subways

The commissioner said he will be riding late-night subways in an effort to get a first-hand look at the quality-of-life problems straphangers face.

03/05/2014