Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.
Video cameras are mounted on sidewalks, inside buildings and nearly everywhere else, and now, city Public Advocate Letitia James has said she would like to see them on police officers.
It was an emotional day Friday for the families of two murdered New York City police officers, as they went before state Patrol Board with a plea to keep two convicted killers in jail.
It was 2 a.m. when the vote came down, but union members still filled the room and cheered as a board voted to approve the end of a wage freeze.
The move granted approval for contracts that reinstate cost-of-living wages in exchange for union givebacks. Nassau’s fiscal control board – known as NIFA – must still approve the deal.
NYPD personnel who played in a charity hockey game with FDNY members, and got into fisticuffs, will not be subjected to disciplinary action.
The state Parole Board announced Tuesday that Herman Bell will remain incarcerated for at least another two years. After that, he may again appear before the board.
The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Thursday called on the public to oppose parole for two men who were convicted in the 1971 murders of two NYPD officers.
A former “Sopranos” actor convicted of attempted burglary for his role in the killing of an off-duty New York City police officer has been released on parole.
Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.
With the blessing of Speaker Christine Quinn, a pair of bills designed to reform the NYPD are headed to a vote in the City Council this month.
During the trial, prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.
It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Irene ravaged New York City’s northern suburbs, and it’s still quite obvious to anyone who goes up and down the streets.
Theft charges have been filed against a former New Jersey police officer who allegedly stole funds while serving as treasurer of a police union.
Future city police and firefighters could not boost their pensions by working overtime in their last years on the job under cuts proposed by the Bloomberg administration.