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

Bratton Wants More Officers In City Budget; Cites Increased Terror Threat

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton has issued a call for more officers in the mayor’s budget.

05/11/2015

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Commissioner Bratton, Elected Officials Mark Denim Day With Rally Against Sexual Violence

Commissioner Bratton said rape is too often not reported and urged victims to come forward.

04/29/2015

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Sources Say Deal Reached To Decriminalize Minor Offenses In NYC

Major changes will indeed be coming to quality of life law enforcement in New York City, sources told CBS2 on Tuesday.

04/28/2015

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

Mark-Viverito, Bratton Square Off Over ‘Broken Windows’ Policing Policy

Debates over the broken windows law enforcement policy are shaping up to be a battle between City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

04/27/2015

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

Bratton Opposes Decriminalizing Low-Level Offenses, But Says ‘Broken Windows’ Is Evolving

The City Council earlier this week proposed decriminalizing low-level offenses, and on Friday, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said he does not support such a move.

04/24/2015

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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

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