A slate of challengers is working to unseat longtime New York police union leader Patrick Lynch — including two officers under indictment in a ticket-fixing scandal.
Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.
Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch is speaking out after a new poll found only 18 percent of New Yorkers had a favorable opinion of the longtime union leader.
A new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Thursday that the new vests for NYPD cops will be one of the things council members will be pushing for in next year’s budget.
Police union leaders have called for de Blasio to apologize for not supporting the NYPD following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.
The number of criminal summonses cops handed out in the past week totaled 347, compared with more than 4,000 the same week a year ago.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will meet with the heads of the police unions Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is set to meet with police union leaders for Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio, sources told 1010 WINS.
The rift between Mayor Bill de Blasio and police union leaders remains after the two sides met privately for more than two hours Tuesday, aiming to mend tensions with rank-and-file officers.
In the week since the deaths of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, the numbers of arrests in some areas have dropped dramatically compared to the same week last year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio faced applause, boos and catcalls when he took the stage Monday to address hundreds of new police recruits at a police graduation ceremony.
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While police have been the targets of vitriol nationwide in recent weeks, one of New York’s police unions released a statement Sunday expressing its thanks to those who have shown their supports for officers.
A plane pulling a banner reading: “De Blasio, Our Backs Have Turned To You” was seen flying over the Hudson River Friday morning.