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Marcell Dockery being led by police on Monday, April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged With Murder In Coney Island Fire That Killed Cop

Marcell Dockery, 16, was indicted by a grand jury on a charge of second-degree murder Friday afternoon.

04/11/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

Wake, Funeral Set For Officer Killed In Coney Island Fire

Flags are at half staff as the city mourns the loss of Officer Dennis Guerra, who died after being critically hurt in a fire on Coney Island.

04/10/2014

Police Officer Dennis Guerra (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Housing Officer Critically Hurt In Coney Island Fire Dies

Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.

04/09/2014

Lillo Brancato Jr. arrives at his parents' home in Yonkers on Dec. 31, 2013. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Former ‘Sopranos’ Actor Lillo Brancato, Jr. Released From Prison

A former “Sopranos” actor convicted of attempted burglary for his role in the killing of an off-duty New York City police officer has been released on parole.

12/31/2013

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

NYC Police Unions File Motion To Intervene In Stop-And-Frisk Dispute

The unions representing more than 29,000 of the NYPD’s 35,000 members filed papers Thursday with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

11/07/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Stop-And-Frisk Appeal Could Be Over After Election

A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.

11/01/2013

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

Police Unions Join Fight Against NYPD Monitor

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association filed motions Thursday in Manhattan federal court on behalf of four police unions, and the Sergeant’s Benevolent Association filed separately.

09/12/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.

08/12/2013

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

Lynch: PBA To Target ‘Pro-Crime Council Members’ Who Voted For NYPD Oversight Bills

PBA President Patrick Lynch said if the bills become law, the PBA intends to target the “pro-crime council members for defeat in the upcoming election.”

06/28/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Bloomberg Blasts NYPD Oversight Bills, Calls Them ‘Dangerous, Harmful’ Legislation

Early Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.

06/27/2013

Ramarley Graham (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Judge Tosses Manslaughter Indictment Of NYPD Cop In Shooting Of Bronx Teen

On Wednesday, a judge found that prosecutors gave flawed instructions to a grand jury that indicted Officer Richard Haste. He pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges last year in connection with the death of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.

05/15/2013

Speed Camera (credit: CBS 2)

Police Union: We Don’t Want Speed Cameras In New York City

The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association does not want speed cameras set up in the city.

03/16/2013

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

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

PBA: Number Of Officers Diagnosed With Cancer Since 9/11 Keeps Growing

PBA President Patrick Lynch said 56 police officers have died and 297 others have been diagnosed with cancer.

02/06/2012

Generic NYPD Image (credit: AP)

Budget Prompts Mayor Michael Bloomberg To Delay Class Of NYPD Cadets

Citing continued budget problems, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has delayed a class of 540 police cadets that was due to start this month.

04/13/2011

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