PBA President Patrick Lynch

A woman wearing body paint poses in Times Square. (credit: CBS2)

PBA Prez: NYPD Officers Punished For Posing With Topless Models In Times Square

Two uniformed New York City police officers who were spotted snapping selfies with the topless models in Times Square have been reassigned.

08/19/2015

PBA president Patrick Lynch.   (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

PBA Head Comes Out Against Anti-Violent Crime Program, Calls For More Police Hires

The head of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Tuesday issued sharp criticism of the city’s plan to reduce surging gun violence.

06/09/2015

The NYPD's annual Finest of the Finest awards ceremony was held on May 21, 2015, on the East Side of Manhattan (Photo: CBS2)

NYPD Officers Who Went Above And Beyond The Call Honored At ‘Finest Of The Finest’ Awards

Police officers who intervened in deadly crimes, saved lives and one who died while trying to save others were celebrated at the “Finest of the Finest” awards ceremony.

05/21/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (R) and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (L) speak at a press conference regarding two police officers who were killed on Saturday on December 22, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Back In Their Good Graces? De Blasio Orders High-End Bulletproof Vests For NYPD Officers

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.

02/06/2015

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

Bratton Chastises Officers For ‘Political Action’ Against Mayor At Funerals

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.

01/05/2015

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PBA President: ‘No Resolve’ After Meeting Between Mayor, NYPD Union Leaders

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.

12/30/2014

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

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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