Police Commissioner Bill Bratton
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.
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.
Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke told the New York Times they were behind the stunt to celebrate “the beauty of public space.”
Longtime New Yorkers will recall the problem: Vagrants accosting drivers at stop lights, spraying windshields of cars, wiping them down and then demanding cash.
The medical examiner’s office said a chokehold by police officer caused death of Staten Island man.
Shootings in the city are up 8 percent in the first six months of the year.
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.