Department of Investigation

Investigators: FDNY EMT Made Fake 911 Call, Misdirected Other First RespondersAn FDNY emergency medical technician placed a false 911 call that misdirected nearly a dozen first responders, the city Department of Investigation alleged Friday.
Private Investigator Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Drugs Into Rikers IslandDOI arranged to have a drug-sniffing dog greet the would-be smuggler and the pooch alerted.
Rats And Rot: NYC Report Rips Family Homeless SheltersNew York City investigators say decrepit and dangerous conditions and poor enforcement have been rampant in shelters that house nearly 12,000 homeless families with children.
NYC Council Holds Hearing Into Report On Overhaul Of 911 SystemThe City Council is holding a hearing following a scathing report on the overhaul of the 911 system.
Report: NYC's Overhaul Of 911 System Delayed, Over BudgetNew York City's effort to modernize its 911 system is years behind schedule and $700 million over budget, a Department of Investigation probe found.
Father, Son Asbestos Inspectors Charged With Falsifying RecordsAsbestos inspectors for a controversial Staten Island development project have been charged with falsifying records.
Authorities: City DEP Employees Carried On Bribery Scheme For YearsThree former New York City Department of Environmental Protection employees, and a contractor from Houston, have been charged in an alleged bribery scheme that authorities say went on for decades.
Rev. Sharpton Defends De Blasio Aide, Rachel NoerdlingerRev. Al Sharpton offered an impassioned defense of his former aide whose prominent role at City Hall has come under intense scrutiny, claiming that the criticism has been fueled by a movement to curb his own influence with Mayor de Blasio.
PBA President Concerned About How Investigation Into De Blasio Aide Has Been HandledLynch is asking why those working in City Hall are not being held to the same standard.
2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers IslandTwo New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.
Investigators Sweep Rikers Island; 12 Correction Officers Referred For ProsecutionInvestigators on Monday searched about 75 locations at Rikers Island Monday for drugs, contraband and weapons as part of a probe into violence and other criminality.
Sources: Record As Prosecutor Might Not Help Ex-Brooklyn DA In Corruption ProbeA public corruption probe has snared former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Joseph Hynes, and sources said his record as a prosecutor might not help him.