Philip Banks

Philip Banks (credit: Handout)

NYPD Chief Of Department Philip Banks Resigns Days Before Taking New Position

Just days ago, it was announced that Banks, 51, was being promoted to 1st deputy commissioner Monday. That person is second in command at the nation’s largest police department.

10/31/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Operation All Out’ Putting Additional Cops On City Streets To Combat Spike In Shootings

Most are believed headed to Brooklyn and the Bronx, which have seen three-quarters of the shootings reported so far this year.

07/07/2014

Rashun Robinson

Suspect Held Without Bail In Shooting Of NYPD Officer In Brooklyn

Officer James Li is in stable condition at Kings County Hospital after police say he was shot in both legs by a man who tried to board a bus without paying.

02/27/2014

Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appoints Former Top Cop William Bratton To Lead NYPD

William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.

12/05/2013

Anthony Shorris (CBS 2)

Bill De Blasio Names Anthony Shorris As First Deputy Mayor

De Blasio is naming the first members of his administration this week.

12/04/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)/Ray Kelly (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio Interviews Several Candidates To Fill NYPD Commissioner Slot

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio says changes in police policy will be the first big thing New Yorkers notice when he takes office.

11/20/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, Nov. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bratton: I’d ‘Certainly Consider’ Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De Blasio

Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.

11/19/2013

A missing person poster for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD Expanding Search For Missing Autistic Boy From Queens

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday that the NYPD was engaging the help of officials in New Jersey and Long Island in the search for Avonte Oquendo.

10/15/2013