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NYPD Launching ‘Summer All Out’ Program To Combat Spike In Shootings

Shootings in the city are up 8 percent in the first six months of the year.

07/03/2014

FILE - Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Patrick Lynch (Photo by Bonile Bam/Getty Images)

PBA President: More Cops Have Died From 9/11 After-Effects Than In Attacks

Twelve years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the death toll has continued to grow.

09/09/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Quinn: Agreement Reached To Create Inspector General To Oversee NYPD

The proposal has been championed by civil liberties advocates and others troubled by some of the department’s practices, including stop and frisk.

03/19/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Lamont Pride Sentenced In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

During the trial, prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.

02/28/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Accused Getaway Driver In Botched Robbery That Left NYPD Officer Dead Acquitted

Michael Velez, the accused getaway driver in botched robbery that led to the shooting death of Officer Figoski, was found not guilty of first and second-degree burglary.

02/13/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Jurors Find Lamont Pride Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.

02/11/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Prosecutor Urges Jurors To Just Weigh Facts In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case

During his closing argument, prosecutor Ken Taub said while the defendant’s intent may have been to get away from a bungled robbery, he was also intent on killing any police officer who got in his way.

02/06/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Co-Defendant In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case To Testify Against Murder Suspect

Four detectives who were involved in the manhunt for Det. Peter Figoski’s killers testified in the murder trial of Lamont Pride on Monday.

02/04/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Trial Under Way For Suspects Charged In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Lamont Pride ambushed Officer Peter Figoski and shot him point-blank in the head on Dec. 12, 2011, while Figoski and his partner were responding to a burglary call in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.

01/24/2013

NYPD officer Richard Haste (center) arraigned in the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in Bronx Supreme Court in New York on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Pool Photo/Richard Drew)

NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter In Shooting Of Ramarley Graham

Officer Richard Haste was released on $50,000 bail Wednesday morning after turning himself in to face manslaughter charges in the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.

06/13/2012

Ramarley Graham (credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Officer Who Shot Ramarley Graham To Be Charged Wednesday

Officer Richard Haste, 30, is expected to surrender on Wednesday morning on a first-degree manslaughter charge. Sources told CBS 2, Haste will be suspended from the NYPD once he turns himself in and is placed under arrest.

06/11/2012

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

City Agrees To Turn Over 9/11 Health Information To Mount Sinai

Pending a confidentiality agreement, the health information of more that 300 police department personnel who developed cancer after working at the World Trade Center site will be given to Mount Sinai Medical Center.

03/20/2012

Luis Ortiz, Kevin Brennan (credit: CBS 2)

Tensions Run High Inside Brooklyn Court As Det. Kevin Brennan Stares Down Accused Shooter

In a dramatic, silent confrontation, when Ortiz turned to blow that kiss, he could also see officer Brennan — standing beside his wife Janet — staring him down from across the courtroom.

02/27/2012

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Uniform Helping Doctors Find Source Of Illness

A uniform worn by a member of the NYPD on 9/11 is helping doctors figure out exactly what made fist responders sick and there’s hope it could help some of them get better.

02/13/2012

Fellow NYPD officers lower the flag to half-staff on Long Island Tuesday in honor of slain NYPD Officer Peter Figoski. (credit: CBS 2 | inset: Handout)

Hundreds Attend Wake For Fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

A sea of blue is descending on the Long Island community of Babylon this weekend as hundreds of police officers pay tribute to their fallen colleague, Peter Figoski, who was shot and killed last Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn.

12/17/2011

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