John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has proposed revisions in state law, so that more people wrongfully convicted of crimes bring damage claims against the state.
In a statement, the NYPD reiterated that officers are authorized to use deadly physical force when they reasonably believe they must do so to protect themselves or another person or persons present from imminent death or serious physical injury.
One of the NYPD’s newest recruits knows all too well the risks faced by police officers.
Jeffrey Deskovic, who was freed in 2006 after 16 years in prison, received his diploma from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.
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.
Protesters chanted and held up signs saying it’s not a crime to be black or Latino.
The school has decided to eliminate the tradition of calling each student to the stage to receive their diploma as a way to shorten the five-hour-long commencement ceremony by an hour.
An obscure law that has been on the books since 1845 has been used five times this week at the protests on Wall Street.
The detailed schematics of One World Trade Center, the building Police Commissioner Ray Kelly calls the nation’s number one terror target, can be downloaded right off of New York City’s official website.