Eugene O’Donnell

FILE --  A police officer in England trains using a Taser gun. (credit: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

In Aftermath Of Jewish Center Shooting, NYPD Eyes Wider Use Of Tasers

The NYPD wants to shock — not shoot. Commissioner Bill Bratton has plans to dramatically increase the number of officers on the streets armed with Tasers.

12/10/2014

A police officer points his gun at Calvin Peters  inside the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic world headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Is Anti-Police Climate Making Cops More Hesitant In Dangerous Situations?

The deadly standoff at a Brooklyn Jewish center is igniting concerns that the current anti-police political climate in New York can cause cops to hesitate before they act.

12/09/2014

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Port Authority Police Halt Non-Mandatory Training, Fire 9 Rookie Officers After Rowdy Graduation Party

Port Authority police have fired rookie officers and halted training following a drunken graduation party in August.

11/13/2014

NYPD officers stand guard in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Sources: Shootings Up In New York City Since Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Law enforcement sources say they’ve already seen something of a trend on the street in that stop, question and frisk is fast becoming stop, watch and wait.

09/19/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Nassau County Officer’s Actions Dissected In Incident That Killed Hofstra Student

John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.

05/20/2013

Shamuir Rahman

NYPD Informant: I Was Ordered To Spy On, Incriminate Muslims

A man who says he was a paid informant working for the NYPD claimed Tuesday that he was ordered to spy on the innocent, and make them issue incriminating statements.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

A proposed task force could help cut down on the number of parking tickets given out in the Big Apple (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: More Than 100 Cops Involved In NYPD Ticket-Fixing Probe

Some 17 cops are expected to be indicted on charges said to include bribery, larceny, perjury and obstruction. Some 100 others will face non-criminal Police Department punishment.

09/27/2011

Protesters in front of the New York Stock Exchange - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

NYPD Defends Arresting Wall Street Protesters For Wearing Masks

An obscure law that has been on the books since 1845 has been used five times this week at the protests on Wall Street.

09/20/2011