Patrick Lynch

Commissioner Bratton Outlines Next Steps In James Blake False Arrest CaseOn Wednesday, the board returned its findings, substantiating an excessive use of force claim against Officer James Frascatore.
NYPD Announces Reforms On Use Of Force Amid Critical ReportA rulebook for the nation's largest police department "is completely silent on what actions constitute 'force,'" said the report by Inspector General Philip Eure.
Review: NYPD Body Camera Program Should Record More StopsA body camera pilot program at the NYPD raised a wide range of questions about how to best monitor police and community interactions, according to a report released Thursday.
NYPD To Track Potential Problem Police Officers With DatabaseThe NYPD is setting up a database using information from several city agencies, including the Civilian Complaint Review Board and City Comptroller Scott Stringer's office.
NYPD Inspector General Says Police Should Track Lawsuit DataWhile lawsuit claims aren't necessarily legitimate, "when the data is properly gathered and analyzed, litigation data can still be used for positive, proactive improvements in policing,'' Inspector General Philip K. Eure's report said.
PBA: New Stop-And-Frisk Guidelines Will Confuse Officers, Make Jobs HarderNew guidelines for the stop, question and frisk policing method were released to NYPD officers this week, and the patrol union said the guidelines will make the officers’ jobs more difficult.
Challengers Look To Unseat Patrick Lynch As NYPD Union HeadA 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.
Second Officer Wounded In Bronx Shooting Released From HospitalHundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.
Lynch: 'I Don't Do My Job To Make Myself Popular'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.
Poll Shows Low Approval Rating For PBA's Pat Lynch, Officers Turning Backs On De BlasioA new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.
City Council Proposes Funding For New Bulletproof Vests For NYPD CopsCity 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.
De Blasio: I Won't Apologize To Police For My 'Fundamental Beliefs'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.