Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association

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

PBA ad thanking New Yorkers for support published in New York Daily News. (credit: PBA)

PBA Thanks ‘Real New Yorkers’ For Support In Full-Page Ad

The Patrolman’s Benevolent Association is thanking New Yorkers for their support as tensions remain high between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

01/08/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (2nd L) attends the wake of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos on December 26, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Commissioner Bratton Meets With Police Unions Over Rift With Mayor De Blasio

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will meet with the heads of the police unions Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

01/07/2015

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

Bratton To Meet With Police Unions Over Rift With Mayor

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is set to meet with police union leaders for Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio, sources told 1010 WINS.

01/06/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton

De Blasio Touts 2014 Crime Reduction As Tensions With Police Unions Remain Strained

De Blasio, speaking at 1 Police Plaza, took reporters’ questions Monday for the first time in about two weeks.

01/05/2015

PBA President Patrick Lynch (left), Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: CBS2; Andrew Burt/Getty Images)

Rift Remains Between De Blasio, Police Unions After Meeting

The rift between Mayor Bill de Blasio and police union leaders remains after the two sides met privately for more than two hours Tuesday, aiming to mend tensions with rank-and-file officers.

12/31/2014

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