NYPD officers arrested a man on Tuesday who allegedly talked about “how easy it would be to shoot a police officer” while holding his iPhone like a gun and pretended to shoot as a squad car went by.
A disgraced former NYPD officer has been sentenced to as many as 14 1/2 years in prison, after being convicted of turning his two Bronx barbershops into a front for drug dealing, robbery and stolen goods.
A pregnant woman who is seen on video being pushed to the ground during a confrontation with police officers in Brooklyn said she is worried for her unborn son.
A pregnant woman was taken down to the ground on her belly by police in Sunset Park, Brooklyn this past weekend, and it was all caught on camera.
Hayden Holder, 29, was arraigned Monday on attempted murder and assault charges. The judge ordered him held without bail.
Officer Thomas Choi was reopening the lower roadway of the bridge between Staten Island and Brooklyn shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday when he was hit by a car.
The incident took place at the 42nd Street and 8th Avenue station on the northbound platform just before 10 a.m.
Gilberto Valle, 28, is a married, six-year veteran of the force assigned to the 26th Precinct. He is accused of planning to kidnap, cook and eat — as many as 100 women. Investigators said his meticulous plan included the intentional torture of his victims.
After shooting the officer, the suspect allegedly shot another person dead in an apparent carjacking bid. An intense search for the suspect followed.
One round was deflected by police Officer Thomas Richards’ spare ammunition magazine on his gun belt.
On Saturday, outraged PBA members and residents came together to fight a proposal to revamp four precincts, turning them into community policing centers.
Bronx resident Raymond Rodriguez, 47, was charged with grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. He was taken into custody at 3:15 p.m. on the No. 4 train at Grand Central.
The NYPD says Anibal Mercado intervened after 22-year-old Antonio Ynoa of Brooklyn punched a flight attendant in the face Sunday on JetBlue Flight 832 from the Dominican Republic to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Police said the alleged rape happened Friday morning behind an apartment building in Inwood. Pena, drunk and in plain clothes, asked a woman for directions, police say.
Michael Pena, an officer since 2008, has been suspended without pay after the alleged incident in which a 25-year-old teacher said she was raped in Inwood.