Police Commissioner Bill Bratton

With the rising temperatures, New Yorkers are seeing more and more homeless on the streets. (Photo: CBS2)

NYPD Launches Another Crackdown On Quality-Of-Life Crimes

Quality-of-life crimes are once again high on the NYPD’s agenda. The department has a new plan to deal with aggressive panhandlers and the homeless.

07/23/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) and former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. (Credit: CBS2/Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

De Blasio Slams Remarks From Ex-Commissioner Kelly Blaming Him For Violent Crime

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday fought back against comments from former police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who claimed that the mayor and the current police chief are responsible for a rise in violent crime.

06/17/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council To Hear Proposed Changes To NYPD ‘Broken Windows’ Policing

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is expected to send a set of new proposals on the department’s “broken windows” policing to the City Council on Friday.

05/01/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton ‘Optimistic’ NYPD Will Get More Police Officers

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton told reporters Thursday he feels optimistic the NYPD will be getting more cops in the next city budget.

03/19/2015

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks to reporters at a news conference following an NYPD swearing-in ceremony with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 7, 2015. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton Discusses Police Relations With African-American Community At Black History Month Breakfast In Queens

Bratton told the audience community relations have been improving, and progress can be shown in the city’s dropping crime rate, Dennis reported.

02/24/2015

With his colleagues cheering, NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson walked out of Brooklyn North Headquarters in uniform for the final time Friday. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson Of Brooklyn North Retires After 41 Years

With his colleagues cheering, NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson walked out of Brooklyn North Headquarters in uniform for the final time Friday.

02/13/2015

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

PBA ad thanking New Yorkers for support published in New York Daily News. (credit: PBA)

PBA Thanks ‘Real New Yorkers’ For Support In Full-Page Ad

The Patrolman’s Benevolent Association is thanking New Yorkers for their support as tensions remain high between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

01/08/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton

De Blasio Touts 2014 Crime Reduction As Tensions With Police Unions Remain Strained

De Blasio, speaking at 1 Police Plaza, took reporters’ questions Monday for the first time in about two weeks.

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

Guns confiscated in a weapons bust involving JFK Airport (Credit: CBS2)

Baggage Handler Accused Of Helping Smuggle Guns Aboard Delta Flights To NYC

Former Delta baggage handler, Eugene Harvey was arrested last weekend in Atlanta. A FBI affidavit said there was enough evidence to charge him with trafficking firearms, violating airport security and aiding others in the scheme.

12/23/2014

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Bratton: Man Who Killed NYPD Cops Had Cash; Where From?

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said investigators are looking into how the gunman who killed two officers had money despite not appearing to have a job or a home.

12/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Commissioner Bill Bratton attend mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral following the shooting of 2 NYPD officers. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Mourns Slain NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian Liu

Cardinal Timothy Dolan called the death of two police officers ambushed in their car “brutal and irrational” and expressed his solidarity and love for their fellow officers.

12/21/2014

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Civilian Complaints Against NYC Police Down This Year

Allegations of abuse of force, abuse of authority, offensive language and discourtesy were all down, according to the data by the Civilian Complaint Review Board.

12/05/2014

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