The medical examiner’s office said a chokehold by police officer caused death of Staten Island man.
Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.
It was an emotional day Friday for the families of two murdered New York City police officers, as they went before state Patrol Board with a plea to keep two convicted killers in jail.
Thousands of cops lined the streets at Officer Dennis Guerra’s funeral at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Rockaway Beach, Queens.
Marcell Dockery, 16, was indicted by a grand jury on a charge of second-degree murder Friday afternoon.
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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags lowered Wednesday in honor of NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.