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A sidewalk memorial to Eric Garner at the spot where he died on Staten Island. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sources To CBS2: Police Not Prepared To Mobilize For Protests Over Eric Garner Decision

Police officers were caught off guard Wednesday by the timing of the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Eric Garner case, and were left scrambling to mobilize, sources told CBS2.

12/03/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Arrest Robbery Suspect Who Allegedly Pointed Gun At Officers In The Bronx

Police early Sunday arrested a robbery suspect without incident in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx, after the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at both the officers and himself.

07/20/2014

New NYPD Officer Erik Fischer comes from a long line of police officers going back more than a century. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Class Of NYPD Officers Includes Man Born To Serve And Protect

A new crop of 616 NYPD officers graduated from the Police Academy Monday – among them a man who might as well be called a blueblood.

06/30/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD To Begin Equipping Officers With Tablets On Monday

The NYPD has been trying to get tablet computers out on the streets of the city, in a pilot program that will start on Monday.

06/27/2014

A police officer carries a woman injured in stabbing attack on the Upper West Side on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

City: Park Enforcement Patrol Officers Do Not Need Guns

The city has pushed back against Park Enforcement Patrol officers who are asking for guns, saying it is not necessary.

10/07/2013

A police officer carries a woman injured in stabbing attack on the Upper West Side on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Parks Enforcement Officers Demand Guns In Wake Of Stabbing Rampage

Following a violent stabbing rampage last week that injured five people – including a toddler – in Riverside Park South last week, Parks Enforcement Patrol officers are pushing the city to give them guns.

10/06/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Hopes No Mass Retirement Of NYPD Officers Is Coming

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday weighed in on a report that nearly 3,000 veteran NYPD officers are eligible for retirement this month.

08/26/2013

NYPD (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Reports: Crime Database Has Been Misused By NYPD Officers Multiple Times

Multiple NYPD officers have been charged with corruption in recent years, on allegations that they misused the FBI-operated National Crime Information Center to snoop on other officers, or even to get information on people they might rob.

07/07/2013

Josh Williams

Men Say Officers Used Anti-Gay Slurs During Confrontation In Brooklyn

A nasty confrontation between three young gay men and police — which was caught on video — was the subject of an angry news conference outside One Police Plaza this afternoon.

06/11/2013

NYPD Counterterrorism Helicopter

NYPD Going All Out To Prevent Terror Attacks

NYPD officers have been exercising vigilance on land, sea and air, as the city works to detect and prevent terror attacks like the one in Boston.

04/16/2013

Jacob Tawil (credit: CBS 2)

Hero In Gunman Chase At Orange County Courthouse Speaks Out

“We had eye contact. Maybe it was the way I was dressed, maybe he thought I was a police officer, and that’s when he started running,” said Jacob Tawil.

02/09/2012

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Officers In Hospital After Cruisers Crash In Pursuit

Officials say the injuries sustained by Fairfield officer Gerald Veneziano — who had just recently returned to patrol duty after being shot in a road rage incident while he was off-duty last year — and Sgt. Christopher Oswald were not considered serious.

08/21/2011

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Lawyer: NJ Cops Left 5 Teens Locked In Police Van

Fort Lee’s attorney said the commanding officer of the shift and two other officers have been suspended with pay.

03/30/2011

FILE

Crash During Pursuit Leaves 6 NYPD Officers Hurt

A violent early morning crash in the Bronx left six police officers hurt. The officers were in the middle of a pursuit in the Tremont section of the borough just before 6 a.m. Saturday when the accident occurred.

10/02/2010