Commissioner Bill Bratton
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 “won the election.”
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.
For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.
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.
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.
According to officials, the substance known as khat was shipped to the United States through the United Kingdom, China, Holland and Belgium.
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.
The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.
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.
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.