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NYPD officers in Central Park after a series of robberies on Apr. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teens Charged In Connection With Central Park Robbery Spree

Three additional suspects – ages 12, 13 and 14 – are expected to face charges for two robberies and an assault, sources said.

04/21/2014

The Hudson River in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Body Found Floating In Hudson River

Police are trying to determine how a man wound up floating in the Hudson River near West 135th Street.

04/09/2014

A new emergency notification system could save lives and reduce response time during school shootings. (Credit CBS 2)

‘Cop Sync’ System Could Greatly Reduce Police Response Time During School Emergencies

Keeping kids safe at school is a challenge for administrators everywhere and it has some looking beyond the traditional 911 system to new cutting edge, potentially life saving, technology.

03/25/2014

Caldwell Luring Sketch (credit: Handout)

Police Search For Caldwell Luring Suspect

Police said a young woman was walking along Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell around 3 p.m. March 16 when she noticed an older model white sedan with significant wear driving slowly behind her.

03/25/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Plan Afoot In Suffolk To Merge County, Parks Police

A plan has been launched to merge parks police with county police departments in Suffolk County.

03/22/2014

Police made multiple arrests and seizures during a weekend crackdown on reckless biking. (Credit DCPI)

Cops Make Multiple Arrests, Seizures In Weekend Crackdown On Reckless Biking

In anticipation of warm weather and the possibility of illegal motorcycle, dirt bike, and ATV use the NYPD conducted an initiative to prevent such activity in Manhattan, over the weekend.

03/09/2014

Amityville police SUV (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Amityville Considers Capping Police Salaries At $150,000

Amityville trustees said capping police salaries at $150,000 would save the village approximately $800,000 over four years.

02/26/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting in Chelsea on Feb. 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Hurt In Early Morning Shooting Near Illegal Club In Chelsea

It happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday near an after-hours club on 24th Street between 5th and 6th avenues.

02/07/2014

New NYPD Deputy Commissioners

3 New Deputy Commissioners Appointed To NYPD

The NYPD on Wednesday announced the appointment of three new deputy commissioners – including one for a new collaborative policing post.

01/15/2014

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly Looks Back On Career, Says Policies Worked

Days before he was set to step down, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly talked about his career and what he and many others have said was the success of his policies.

12/29/2013

A student is wheeled to an ambulance following a fire extinguisher attack inside a New York City high school on Dec. 13, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police: Man Breaks Into Chelsea H.S., Goes Wild With Fire Extinguisher

It all took place at around 1:30 p.m. Friday. That’s when a man entered the school illegally, according to police, looking for a former teacher.

12/13/2013

Deadly Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed In Crash Near Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

The 10-year veteran and mother of two was driving home from her shift when her car struck a guard rail and then a cement barrier on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge ramp just before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.

12/10/2013

Tiona Rodriguez was carrying a dead baby inside a bag at the Herald Square Victoria's Secret, police said. (credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Teen Who Carried Dead Baby In Shopping Bag Headed To Trial

A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on a shoplifting charge.

12/10/2013

A Parsippany Police Department cruiser. (Credit: Parsippany Police Department)

Former Parsippany Police Captain Accused Of Improper Disposal Of Documents

A former Parsippany police captain’s retirement payout and pension have been held up as a result of township allegations he wrongly got rid of a large amount of police documents.

12/07/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Elderly Woman Struck, Killed By City Bus While Crossing Bronx Street

Police say Friday 74-year-old Gloria Mabry was struck at about 6:45 p.m. Friday. They say she was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

12/06/2013

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