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New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

Anti-stop and frisk button (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Mayor Blasts DOJ’s Recommendation For NYPD Monitor Ahead Of Stop-And-Frisk Decision

The court papers filed by the Justice Department say the government was weighing in “only in order to assist the court on the issue of remedy, and only should it find that NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices are unlawful.”

06/13/2013

Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Reform Bills Headed For City Council Vote This Month

With the blessing of Speaker Christine Quinn, a pair of bills designed to reform the NYPD are headed to a vote in the City Council this month.

06/11/2013

A rusted girder at the 111th Street station. (credit: MTA Office of the Inspector General)

Report: Parts Of Subway Long Overdue For Safety Inspections

The auditors failed to find records of recent inspection for critical parts of the system, including defects like a rusted girder at the 111th Street station, the report said.

05/09/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg . (Photo: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: Restrictions On NYPD Would ‘Undermine Public Safety’

In his weekly radio address Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted two proposals that he said would “undermine public safety” by placing a yoke on the NYPD.

05/05/2013

Members of the NYPD at the St. Patrick's Day Parade - March 16, 2013 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Want Inspector General For NYPD

A poll finds New York City voters overwhelmingly support a plan to put the New York Police Department under the scrutiny of an outside watchdog.

04/11/2013

Joseph Esposito, as NYPD Chief of Department, attending an event at One Police Plaza - July 13, 2011 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Fmr. Top Uniformed NYPD Officer Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial As Activists Push For Change

Former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito was questioned by about whether the police department has any program for tracking officers who may have a suspicious pattern of racial profiling in using stop-and-frisk tactics.

04/09/2013

Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota Calls Quinn’s Support For NYPD Inspector General ‘Reckless’ And ‘Dangerous’

Last month, Quinn announced city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the nation’s biggest police department following criticism over the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy and widespread surveillance of Muslims.

04/01/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Support For NYPD IG Not Deal-Breaker For His Vote

Bloomberg said he has no intention of announcing who he’s backing, leaving the door open to possibly change his mind before November.

03/27/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Kelly Warns NYPD Inspector General Would Make City ‘Less Safe’

City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn announced last week that city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the department.

03/26/2013

Mayor Bloomberg, Christine Quinn (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Sparks Fly As Bloomberg, Quinn Spar Over Proposed NYPD Inspector General

Friday’s clash of the two political titans came as the mayor is furiously trying to derail a council bill to have an inspector general monitor one the of the Police Department’s signature crime fighting tools: stop and frisk.

03/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg Says He’ll Veto Proposal For NYPD Inspector General

“The bill being considered by the City Council would undermine the accountability that has been essential to the department’s success and make our city less safe,” Bloomberg said Wednesday.

03/20/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Quinn: Agreement Reached To Create Inspector General To Oversee NYPD

The proposal has been championed by civil liberties advocates and others troubled by some of the department’s practices, including stop and frisk.

03/19/2013

NYPD (file / credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Politics Could Block Effective NYPD Inspector General

There’s a renewed push for New York City to follow most other major cities and set up an inspector general’s office to oversee police policies like stop-and-frisk. But, election year politics could play a big role, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.

03/19/2013

City Councilman Brad Lander (credit: councilman's office)

City Councilman Lander Perplexed By Opposition To Proposed NYPD Inspector General

Lander said the idea that an inspector general would bring politics to the police department is wrong, noting that IGs are common practice at government agencies.

10/09/2012

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