PBA President Patrick Lynch
While there are many New Yorkers who have supported police officers’ act of defiance against Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made it clear on Monday that he’s not one of them.
Mayor Bill de Blasio aimed to clear the air with police unions after rancor brewed over the police officers’ shooting deaths and City Hall’s response to protests over police conduct.
A new bill to be introduced Thursday in the City Council has angered many in the NYPD. It calls for officers to get consent before they conduct some searches.
The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.
Lynch is asking why those working in City Hall are not being held to the same standard.
The family of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died of a chokehold while in police custody, will sue city of New York as well as the NYPD for $75 million, plus attorneys’ fees.
Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.
New York City police unions are lining up to blast a bill they say would handcuff them from doing their job.