Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association
An icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
The New York City Council will formally direct the NYPD inspector general to investigate how the agency tracks, monitors and addresses abusive police conduct.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city has reached contract agreements with a coalition of eight unions representing almost 12,000 city employees who are supervisors in the police, fire, correction and sanitation departments.
PBA President: Police Officers ‘Thrown Under The Bus’ By De Blasio In Wake Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision
Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said the mayor needs to more to support New York City police officers.
Reaction across the city was mixed Wednesday after a grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the apparent chokehold death of Staten Island man Eric Garner.
The grand jury began hearing evidence in the case on Sept. 29, and the lawyer for the officer who placed Garner in the apparent chokehold said he expected the grand jury to take about a month to come to a decision.
Officer David Afanador is charged with felony assault, and Tyrane Isaac is charged with misdemeanor assault.
The NYPD stop-and-frisk policy may have been dealt a final blow, as a federal appeals court on Friday refused a request by police unions to reexamine the issue.
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.
PBA President Calls For Senior De Blasio Aide To Step Down After Romantic Link To Convicted Murderer
The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association says a top aide to New York City’s First Lady should be removed from her position after being romantically tied to a criminal who has lashed out at cops on social media.
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.
Many teachers across the city wore pro-police t-shirts after their union president, Michael Mulgrew, attended the Rev. Al Sharpton’s march protesting the death of Eric Garner.
Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.
Video cameras are mounted on sidewalks, inside buildings and nearly everywhere else, and now, city Public Advocate Letitia James has said she would like to see them on police officers.
Police advocates are firing back against a rising tide of anger fueled by the death of Eric Garner, the man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent choke hold by police.