Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association

NYPD Officer Joshua Jones demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Review: NYPD Body Camera Program Should Record More Stops

A 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.

07/30/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

PBA Head Comes Out Against Anti-Violent Crime Program, Calls For More Police Hires

The head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city’s plan to reduce surging gun violence.

06/09/2015

Funeral Held For NYPD Officer Injured While Investigating Fire In High Rise

CBS2 Sources: NYPD Proposes New Training Materials For Police Academy Cadets

A 140-page recommendation was filed in federal court Monday, which includes new training for cadets about telling racist jokes and using offensive language, sources said.

04/21/2015

NYPD officers in Times Square on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: CBS2)

PBA: New Stop-And-Frisk Guidelines Will Confuse Officers, Make Jobs Harder

New 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.

03/04/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (R) and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (L) speak at a press conference regarding two police officers who were killed on Saturday on December 22, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Back In Their Good Graces? De Blasio Orders High-End Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Officers

Nearly two months after two cops were murdered and some members of the Police Department turned their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio is trying, again, to make amends.

02/06/2015

Screen capture from the video for Uncle Murda and Maino's "Hands Up."

CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Slams City-Funded Legal Group Over Rap Video Advocating Cop Killings

The video, “Hands Up” by Uncle Murda and Maino, was posted online in December and shows the two rappers pointing guns at the head of a man in a police uniform.

01/29/2015

New York Police Department Commisioner Bill Bratton (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bratton Expresses Outrage Over City’s $5,000 Settlement With Machete-Wielding Man Shot By Police

A man shot by police after threatening them with a machete has received a $5,000 settlement from New York City.

01/29/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio attends the Rev. Al Sharpton's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Harlem on Jan. 19, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Adams Defend De Blasio At Separate MLK Events

At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.

01/19/2015

Officer Andrew Dossi leaves Mount Sinai Hospital on Jan. 16, 2015. (credit: NYPD 46th Precinct/Twitter)

Second Officer Wounded In Bronx Shooting Released From Hospital

Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.

01/16/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

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.

01/16/2015

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Poll Shows Low Approval Rating For PBA’s Pat Lynch, Officers Turning Backs On De Blasio

A new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.

01/15/2015

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City Council Proposes Funding For New Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Cops

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.

01/15/2015

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Report: Apparent Police Slowdown Cost NYC $5 Million In Lost Fines

Police statistics show that in the last three weeks police issued about 44,000 fewer parking tickets than during the same period last year.

01/15/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

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.

01/14/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions during a news conference on Jan. 5, 2015. (Photo: CBS2)

Bratton: There Was Indeed A ‘Slowdown’ Among Officers In Ticketing, Low-Level Arrests

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday that enough NYPD officers stopped writing tickets and making low-level arrests since the assassination of two officers in Brooklyn that the number of summonses plummeted 90 percent.

01/09/2015

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