NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton

With the rising temperatures, New Yorkers are seeing more and more homeless on the streets. (Photo: CBS2)

As Summer Heats Up, More And More Homeless Appearing All Over New York City

The number of complaints about the homeless on the streets of New York are on the rise. CBS2 asked the mayor what he plans to do about it.

07/16/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Commissioner Bratton To City Council: NYPD Reform Bills Aren’t Necessary

Bratton told a City Council committee Monday that he’s against a package of nine bills that would impose new regulations on the nation’s largest police department.

06/29/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

PBA Head Comes Out Against Anti-Violent Crime Program, Calls For More Police Hires

The head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city’s plan to reduce surging gun violence.

06/09/2015

Hecklers disrupted City Council hearings Thursday morning as Police Commissioner Bill Bratton spoke. (credit: CBS2)

Hecklers Disrupt Police Commissioner Bratton’s NYC Council Testimony

Hecklers disrupted hearings Thursday morning as Police Commissioner Bill Bratton talked budget with the City Council.

05/21/2015

FILE -- NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton  (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Turning Its Attention To Drug Busts Of Those In The 18-40 Demographic

Out with the old and in with the new. Or, in this case, the young.

05/20/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Considering Granting Amnesty To 1.2 Million Low-Level Offenders

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is behind a controversial proposal to grant amnesty to more than 1 million people with open warrants for low-level offenses. But some experts worry it could cause crime to skyrocket.

05/18/2015

A protester yells as he takes part during a protest on Solidarity With City Of Baltimore on April 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

May Day Marked With Freddie Gray Rally, March In Union Square

The rally will take place at 3:30 p.m. and be followed by a march to Foley Square at 5:30 p.m.

05/01/2015

FILE -- NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton  (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton Ready To Change Low-Level Crime Penalty Process ‘That Has Become Cumbersome And Unfair’

They are words you might not have expected to come out of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s mouth.

04/30/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks on Jan. 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Bratton Chooses Not To Discuss Potential Decriminalization Of Low-Level Crimes

It was hard to get answers from Bratton on possible changes to his cherished “broken windows” policing, because the normally spotlight-loving commissioner scurried away from a public press conference.

04/29/2015

A group of protesters shouted down NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton inside the City Council chamber on March 12, 2015, as he attempted to ask the city for money to hire more officers. (Photo: CBS2)

Pandemonium Inside NYC Council: Protesters Shout Down Bratton Over Requested NYPD Hires

It started small, with one woman screaming “It’s a lie!” in the direction of Commissioner Bratton as he started testifying about the NYPD budget.

03/12/2015

FILE -- 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.

01/08/2015

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

Bratton Chastises Officers For ‘Political Action’ Against Mayor At Funerals

While there are many New Yorkers who have supported police officers’ act of defiance against Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made it clear on Monday that he’s not one of them.

01/05/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Under Pressure, Commissioner Bratton Puts New Faces On NYPD Training

In the aftermath of the Ferguson protests, Commissioner Bill Bratton is stepping up to the plate in order to restore trust in the NYPD, following an accidental shooting, a chokehold death and other questionable incidents.

11/25/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who struck and critically injured an NYPD officer with a hatchet. He was shot and killed by police. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police From All Over Gather In NYC To Formulate Plan To Stop ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorists

A frightening string of “lone wolf” terror attacks was the topic at NYPD headquarters on Thursday as a security summit was held to discuss how the war on ISIS might be felt here in the homeland.

11/06/2014

Philip Banks (credit: Handout)

City Council Members Voice Concerns Over Police Chief’s Resignation

Members of the New York City Council gathered at City Hall to voice their concerns over the direction of the NYPD in light of the sudden departure of Chief of Department Philip Banks III.

11/03/2014

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