NYC Council Takes Steps To Monitor Police Conduct In Wake Of Eric Garner CaseThe New York City Council will formally direct the NYPD inspector general to investigate how the agency tracks, monitors and addresses abusive police conduct.
Philip Eure Named First Inspector General For NYPDA former federal prosecutor who has monitored police in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade was named on Friday as the first-ever inspector general of the New York Police Department.
Bratton: I'd 'Certainly Consider' Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De BlasioBratton insists he's not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn't spoken with the de Blasio transition team.
Quinn, De Blasio Blast Each Other For 'Hypocrisy' Over Stop-And-Frisk, Racial ProfilingThe two Democratic candidates for mayor took shots at each other Thursday ahead of a veto override vote of two controversial NYPD oversight bills.
NYPD Faces Prospect Of 2 New, Separate WatchdogsAfter years of burnishing a reputation as one of the nation's most potent police forces, the NYPD appears poised to become one of the most closely monitored.
Kelly: People In 'Minority Communities' Are 'Losers' If Stop-And-Frisk Ruling HoldsNew York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows to again defend the controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner In Mayoral Race For First TimeThis is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.
Bill Thompson Compares Aspects Of Stop-And-Frisk Tactics To Trayvon Martin CaseDemocrat Bill Thompson has ushered in a new phase in the hotly contested New York City mayor's race after linking the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.
Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes 2 NYPD Oversight BillsMayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.
Eye On Politics: Mayoral Hopeful Sal Albanese Touts 'Record Of Independence'One of the men running for New York City mayor, if elected, would be making a return to city government after an over 15-year absence.
Bloomberg Committed To Using Fortune To Fight NYPD IG, Stop-And-Frisk Bills"He is just as intent as ever on using his wealth to determine the outcome. It's almost like he can't let go, like he doesn't understand it's over. It's time for the people to make decisions in this town again, not billionaires," said mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio.
Bloomberg Blasts NYPD Oversight Bills, Calls Them ‘Dangerous, Harmful’ LegislationEarly Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.