After years of political bickering, the new Bergen County executive signed a historic agreement Thursday – merging the county police with the sheriff’s department.
One of the proposals would make it easier for those who feel they’ve been racially profiled to sue the NYPD; the other measure would establish an independent inspector general to oversee the department.
Big budgets and rising taxes could soon send two Westchester police departments into extinction.
The Camden County Police Chiefs Association said the county’s freeholder board was making decisions about the force without consulting with a committee in charge of planning the department.
Closing arguments were expected Thursday in the six-week long trial of two police officers charged with rape. Officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata could face up to 25 years in prison if they’re convicted.
It was another day of cross-examination for NYPD officer Kenneth Moreno as assistant district attorney Coleen Balbert grilled the cop accused of rape about the details on the night in question.
New York City police officer Kenneth Moreno, accused of raping an intoxicated woman in her Village apartment after helping her to get home, will return to the stand to face cross-examination. He claims he was just comforting a drunk, troubled woman.
The city said the cuts could be averted if the officers agree to concessions, like giving up their $1,300 annual uniform allowance.
A recent assessment cited the lab with failing to comply with procedures on maintaining equipment, instruments and more than a dozen other issues.
Among the problems were a failure to comply with procedures on maintaining equipment and instruments and failure to properly document procedures for record storage.
Jersey City has proposed laying off 89 members of its police department, including 82 officers.
Bicyclists who were arrested or ticketed in Critical Mass rides in New York say they have settled with the city for nearly $1 million.
The fiancee and friends of an unarmed man killed in a 50-bullet police shooting said they wanted justice. The city did what it has done time and time again: pay.
Jose and Maximo Colon were charged with selling two bags of cocaine worth $100 in January 2008, but a video from nightclub security cameras backed up the brothers’ accounts that they did nothing wrong.
Mayor Mike Bloomberg is fuming that the New York Police Department didn’t get a cut of federal money being given out to hire police officers.