New guidelines for the stop, question and frisk policing method were released to NYPD officers this week, and the patrol union said the guidelines will make the officers’ jobs more difficult.
Legal experts say the department is trying a new way to get their message out, but it tripped over its own tweet.
Police were investigating Tuesday night, after a man was found dead beneath the George Washington Bridge.
Two NYPD auxiliary police officers have been arrested and charged with handcuffing a food deliveryman and robbing him in an East Harlem apartment building.
Authorities say a passenger demanding money grabbed a taxi driver’s collar and held a knife to his neck as they drove through midtown Manhattan.
The speed limit has decreased in New York City from 30 to 25, but the number of speeding tickets has increased thousands.
NYPD officers on Tuesday received new official guidelines for use of the stop-and-frisk method, in response to a federal ruling that concluded that the method discriminated against minorities.
The New York City Council is holding hearings on how to improve relations between NYPD officers and residents of the city’s minority neighborhoods.
The NYPD released its latest crime statistics Monday, which showed there were 18 murders in February — six more than during the same month last yea
A 12-year-old girl who was raped last week in the Bronx was changing buses on her way back from school when the suspect forced her way, police said Monday.
It happened just before 4:30 a.m. Sunday inside the 1253 Deli on Castle Hill Avenue in Parkchester.
Councilman Rory Lancman said the law has led to a number of arrests, including half a dozen bus drivers.
Authorities said the man walked into The Advent Lutheran Church on Broadway around 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 23 and displayed a black firearm.
The cargo trailer was parked on Neptune Avenue on the property of an auto glass business that allowed the homeless to sleep in the trailers, police said.
Investigators said a man robbed Wine Therapy on Elizabeth Street at knife-point around 9:30 p.m. Friday.