Mayor Bill de Blasio

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Report: Apparent Police Slowdown Cost NYC $5 Million In Lost Fines

Police statistics show that in the last three weeks police issued about 44,000 fewer parking tickets than during the same period last year.


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NYC Correction Officers Report More Use Of Force Against Inmates

Reports of force by New York City jail guards against inmates reached record levels in 2014 in the face of heightened scrutiny of the jails by federal prosecutors and others.


A banner attached to a plane over the Hudson River demands that Mayor Bill de Blasio apologize to the NYPD. (Credit: CBS2)

Another Anti-De Blasio Banner Flies Near New York City Amid Rift With Police

Photos posted on social media showed a plane trailing a banner calling for de Blasio’s resignation.


Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about plans for changes in police practices. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Says He Would Veto Bill That Would Make Chokeholds Illegal

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he would veto a proposed New York City Council bill that would make chokeholds illegal.


Mayor Bill de Blasio unveils municipal identification card. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NYC Launches Municipal Identification Card

The card, dubbed IDNYC, is aimed at those who do not currently have an ID. They include the elderly, homeless and an estimated 500,000 immigrants in the city who live in the U.S. without legal documentation.


NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton: There Was Indeed A ‘Slowdown’ Among Officers In Ticketing, Low-Level Arrests

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday that enough NYPD officers stopped writing tickets and making low-level arrests since the assassination of two officers in Brooklyn that the number of summonses plummeted 90 percent.


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City’s 311 Hotline Has Record Year In 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City’s customer service hotline had its busiest year ever in 2014.


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NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit Settlement

The NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.


The newest officers to join the ranks of the NYPD graduated from the police academy on Friday. (Credit CBS 2)

‘Corrective’ Actions Possible If NYPD Arrest Statistics Continue To Go South

The city is considering possible legal action against NYPD officers who aren’t writing enough tickets.


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PBA Thanks ‘Real New Yorkers’ For Support In Full-Page Ad

The Patrolman’s Benevolent Association is thanking New Yorkers for their support as tensions remain high between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.


Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Jan. 7. (Credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Says He Hasn’t Smoked Marijuana Since NYU Days

Mayor Bill de Blasio laughed Wednesday as he dismissed a reporter’s question about whether he ever smoked marijuana in the Gracie Mansion.


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Sources To CBS2: Mayor de Blasio To Lift Ban On Cellphones In NYC Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to lift a ban on cellphones in New York City public schools, sources told CBS2 Tuesday evening.


NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton To Meet With Police Unions Over Rift With Mayor

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is set to meet with police union leaders for Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio, sources told 1010 WINS.


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Former De Blasio Aide, Rachel Noerdlinger, Announces New Job At PR Firm

Rachel Noerdlinger, the former chief of staff to New York City’s first lady, says she’s gotten a new job at a public relations firm.


First Lady Chirlane McCray. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Chirlane McCray: ‘Being A Police Officer Is A Tough, Tough Job’

The essay appears as her husband Bill de Blasio remains embroiled in a tense back-and-forth with police unions, who have said he has blood on his hands.