Commissioner Bill Bratton

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NYPD, MTA Working To Put New Security Measures In Place After Trio Climbs Triborough Bridge, Sources Tell CBS2

Sources tell CBS2 the MTA and NYPD will put new security enhancements on the fast track after three people climbed to the top.

03/26/2015

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Congress Passes Temporary Homeland Security Funding Bill To Avoid Shutdown

The battle surrounding long term funding is actually over immigration reform.

02/28/2015

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

New NYPD Officers take oath (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Poll: Most NYPD Officers Thought 3-Day Retraining Program Was Useful

An internal poll has revealed that the majority of officers who have completed a retraining program following the death of Eric Garner thought it had a positive effect, according to the Mayor’s office.

02/27/2015

The police icon notifying drivers of nearby police officers on the Waze app. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert: Police May Have To Get Used To Apps Like Waze With Cop-Trackers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Law enforcement groups have been saying that a police tracking feature on the traffic app Waze puts officers in danger – but an expert said demanding that Google do away with […]

02/11/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Increase In Shootings So Far This Year May Be Linked To Parole Releases

Shootings in New York City were up 23 percent for the year as of the beginning of February, and the NYPD on Monday pointed to one possible reason for the spike.

02/02/2015

NYPD officers gather in Paris to mourn police officers slain in terrorist attacks last week. (Credit: Commissioner Bill Bratton/NYPD)

NYPD Expands Active Shooter Training In Wake Of Paris Terror Attacks

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks last week, the NYPD has been quietly expanding training for “active shooter” situations in which terrorists arm themselves with high-powered rifles and open fire.

01/16/2015

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Poll Shows Low Approval Rating For PBA’s Pat Lynch, Officers Turning Backs On De Blasio

A new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.

01/15/2015

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)

Bill To Make Chokeholds Illegal Gains Support In City Council Despite De Blasio’s Veto Threat

As Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to heal the rift with police, he may find himself up against the City Council.

01/15/2015

NYPD officers gather in Paris to mourn police officers slain in terrorist attacks last week. (Credit: Commissioner Bill Bratton/NYPD)

NYPD Officers Stand In Solidarity With Paris Counterparts To Mourn Slain Police Personnel

The NYPD sent an honor unit to Paris Tuesday to mourn three police officers murdered during the terror spree last week.

01/13/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Report Calls Use Of Chokeholds By NYPD ‘Alarming’

The city’s new inspector general for police says the NYPD and an independent agency probing excessive force claims are not consistent in how they decide officers should be held accountable in using barred chokeholds.

01/12/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton: There Was Indeed A ‘Slowdown’ Among Officers In Ticketing, Low-Level Arrests

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday that enough NYPD officers stopped writing tickets and making low-level arrests since the assassination of two officers in Brooklyn that the number of summonses plummeted 90 percent.

01/09/2015

Jason Polanco (left) is charged with shooting and wounding two NYPD officers in the Bronx on Monday, Jan. 5, while Joshua Kemp is charged with Polanco in a robbery before the shooting. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspects In Bronx Shooting Of 2 NYPD Officers Appear In Court

Two men charged in the shooting of two NYPD officers in the Bronx are due to face a judge on Wednesday as one of the wounded officers was released from the hospital.

01/07/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton To Meet With Police Unions Over Rift With Mayor

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is set to meet with police union leaders for Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio, sources told 1010 WINS.

01/06/2015

Revelers Celebrate New Year's Eve In New York's Times Square

Throng Gathers In Times Square To Ring In 2015

People from all over the world are already starting to pack Times Square, where up to a million revelers are expected to ring in 2015.

12/31/2014

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