Police Commissioner Bill Bratton

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

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces initiative giving NYPD smartphones, tablets. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Officers Getting Smartphones, Tablets Under New Initiative

New York’s Finest are getting a new weapon in the war on crime: improved mobile communications.

10/23/2014

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2 NYPD Officers Under Investigation After Video Shows Them Punching, Hitting Suspect With Gun

Security video that captured the arrest of a teen drug suspect on a New York City sidewalk has prompted an investigation of alleged abuse by two police officers.

10/07/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

CA Lawmaker Touts Police Commissioner Bratton For Top Secret Service Post

Los Angeles Democrat Janice Hahn said in a statement that Bratton would be the “perfect pick” to take over the troubled agency.

10/07/2014

Tighter security is seen at Penn Station after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an increase in police presence in New York City transportation hubs due to the threat of terrorism. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton, De Blasio Reassure New Yorkers They’re Safe Following Alleged ISIS Subway Terror Plot

Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an attack on subway systems in the United States and Paris.

09/25/2014

Police Body Camera

5 NYC Police Precincts To Get Body Cameras Under Pilot Program

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will soon roll out a pilot program in five precincts and one housing project in which patrol officers will wear body cameras.

09/04/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council To Ask Bratton For Outline On Implementing NYPD Officer Re-training At Hearing

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has promised that all 35,000 NYPD officers will be retrained and the city council will ask him about the regiment at a September 8 hearing.

08/28/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

German Artists Reportedly Claim Responsibility For Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Incident

Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke told the New York Times they were behind the stunt to celebrate “the beauty of public space.”

08/12/2014

The New York Post on Aug. 8, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Bratton Dismisses Report Of Return Of ‘Squeegee Men,’ Says They’ll Be ‘Taken Care Of’

Longtime New Yorkers will recall the problem: Vagrants accosting drivers at stop lights, spraying windshields of cars, wiping them down and then demanding cash.

08/08/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Medical Examiner: Police Chokehold Killed Eric Garner, Death Ruled A Homicide

The medical examiner’s office said a chokehold by police officer caused death of Staten Island man.

08/01/2014

De Blasio With NYPD

NYPD Launching ‘Summer All Out’ Program To Combat Spike In Shootings

Shootings in the city are up 8 percent in the first six months of the year.

07/03/2014

A police car is seen in Times Square - New York, NY - May 26, 2004 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NYPD Officers To Be Equipped With Tablets In New Pilot Program

The tablets will make their way into the field over the next three months and will give officers access to a wide array of information.

03/04/2014