Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks out about the case of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on Staten Island, on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

PBA To De Blasio, Mark-Viverito: Don’t Come To Officers’ Funerals If They’re Killed On Duty

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.

12/12/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

NYC Council Takes Steps To Monitor Police Conduct In Wake Of Eric Garner Case

The New York City Council will formally direct the NYPD inspector general to investigate how the agency tracks, monitors and addresses abusive police conduct.

12/10/2014

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Mayor De Blasio Announces Tentative Deal With 8 Unions

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.

12/09/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks during a news conference following a Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner on Dec. 4, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

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.

12/04/2014

Esaw Garner, the wife of Eric Garner, speaks at a news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton about the decision not to indict an officer involved in Eric Garner's death. (Credit: CBS2)

Garner’s Wife Says, ‘Hell No,’ She Won’t Accept Officer’s Condolences

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.

12/03/2014

Esaw Garner speaks at National Action Network rally (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rev. Sharpton Begins Countdown To Grand Jury Decision In Death Of 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.

11/29/2014

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2 NYPD Cops Arraigned In Alleged Beating Of Teen Suspect

Officer David Afanador is charged with felony assault, and Tyrane Isaac is charged with misdemeanor assault.

11/05/2014

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Court Denies Union Appeal In Stop-And-Frisk Case

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.

10/31/2014

Videos appears to show NYPD officer taking money from man during stop-and-frisk. (credit: Handout)

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.

10/09/2014

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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.

09/26/2014

Sandra Amezquita (center) at a news conference on Sept. 24, 2014. (credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

Pregnant Woman Seen On Video In Confrontation With Police Fears For Baby’s Health

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.

09/24/2014

A teacher wearing a pro-NYPD shirt. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Teachers Warned Not To Wear Pro-NYPD Shirts At School

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.

09/05/2014

Police Body Camera

Public Advocate James Pushes NYC Hard On Police Body Cameras

Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.

08/21/2014

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Public Advocate James Calls For Body Cams On Police Officers

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.

08/11/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks out about the case of Eric Garner, who died in police custody on Staten Island, on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Police Advocates Fire Back Against Rising Anger Fueled By Death Of Eric Garner

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.

08/05/2014

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