PBA President Patrick Lynch

A Police officer stands guard at the front door of 471 Ridgewood Avenue in Eltingville where a man was fatally shot. (Staten Island Advance/ Bill Lyons)

Bill Requiring Cops To Get Consent For Some Searches Riles Up NYPD

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.

11/12/2014

A hatchet-wielding man was shot and killed in a police-involved shooting in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hatchet-Wielding Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.

10/23/2014

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

PBA President Concerned About How Investigation Into De Blasio Aide Has Been Handled

Lynch is asking why those working in City Hall are not being held to the same standard.

10/10/2014

Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, and other members of his family is joined by to Rev. Al Sharpton attend a church service before a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in Staten Island. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Family Of Eric Garner To Sue City, NYPD For $75M

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.

10/07/2014

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

Police unions are using this ad to fight a bill that would expand the ban on racial profiling. (Photo: handout)

New York City Police Unions Livid Over Bill On Racial Profiling

New York City police unions are lining up to blast a bill they say would handcuff them from doing their job.

06/19/2013