Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association
The head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city’s plan to reduce surging gun violence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man shot by police after threatening them with a machete has received a $5,000 settlement from New York City.
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.
Hundreds of fellow officers lined the street outside Mount Sinai Hospital as Officer Andrew Dossi left Friday afternoon.
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.
A new poll Thursday showed a low approval rating for Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.
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.
Police statistics show that in the last three weeks police issued about 44,000 fewer parking tickets than during the same period last year.
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.
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.
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.