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Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Rookie NYPD Officer Peter Liang Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Akai Gurley

The rookie NYPD officer who shot and killed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been indicted, an attorney for Gurley’s girlfriend told WCBS 880 Tuesday afternoon.

02/10/2015

Screen capture from the video for Uncle Murda and Maino's "Hands Up."

CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Slams City-Funded Legal Group Over Rap Video Advocating Cop Killings

The video, “Hands Up” by Uncle Murda and Maino, was posted online in December and shows the two rappers pointing guns at the head of a man in a police uniform.

01/29/2015

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Poll Shows Low Approval Rating For PBA’s Pat Lynch, Officers Turning Backs On De Blasio

A new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.

01/15/2015

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Report: Apparent Police Slowdown Cost NYC $5 Million In Lost Fines

Police statistics show that in the last three weeks police issued about 44,000 fewer parking tickets than during the same period last year.

01/15/2015

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VIDEO: NYPD Officers Turn Their Backs To Mayor Bill De Blasio Following Ambush Of 2 Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio got a chilly reception from NYPD officers at Woodhull Hospital Saturday after two officers were shot to death in Brooklyn.

12/21/2014

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Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association Brightens Up Holiday For Kids In Queens

Christmas came early for hundreds of kids across Brooklyn and Queens Saturday.

12/20/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch (left), Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: CBS2; Andrew Burt/Getty Images)

Report: PBA President Says de Blasio Thinks He’s Leading ‘Revolution’

Friction boiled over again on Thursday between unions representing NYPD officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

12/18/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio On ‘The View': Police Unions Don’t Speak For Rank-And-File Cops

The mayor also criticized the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association’s petition to ban him from future NYPD funerals as “inappropriate.”

12/16/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Council Bills Take Aim At Police Chokeholds, Stop-And-Frisk

A pair of bills introduced in the City Council on Thursday target the way police patrol New York City’s streets.

11/13/2014

Videos appears to show NYPD officer taking money from man during stop-and-frisk. (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn DA Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-Frisk

The alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.

10/09/2014

Sandra Amezquita (center) at a news conference on Sept. 24, 2014. (credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

Pregnant Woman Seen On Video In Confrontation With Police Fears For Baby’s Health

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.

09/24/2014

De Blasio With NYPD

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

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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

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