Police Officers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at Baruch College on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Hammers Out Conservative Budget Amid Fears Of State, Federal Cuts

On Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor’s new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.

02/09/2015

Osiris Aristy is charged with threatening police, by using these gun emoji symbols next to a symbol representing a police officer's head on Facebook. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Teen Arrested For Alleged Facebook Threat To Officers Using Emoji

A teenage boy from Bushwick, Brooklyn has learned the hard way that you can’t just post anything you want on Facebook.

01/23/2015

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

CBS2: 3 Cops From Salt Lake City Subdue Passenger On Plane From JFK

Three police officers flying out of John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday helped restrain an unruly passenger, sources told CBS2.

01/05/2015

Law enforcement officials are furious after Mayor Bill de Blasio reappointed Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge Laura Johnson (highlighted), who let a defendant go without bail after an alleged threat against police. (Credit: CBS2)

Law Enforcement Not Happy After De Blasio Reappoints Controversial Judge

Law enforcement wants to know why the mayor reinstated Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge Laura Johnson, after she released a suspect accused of threatening the department.

01/01/2015

Suffolk County police Officers Adam Quinones (left) and Michael Maio are being credited with saving a family from a fire in North Amityville. (Credit: CBS2)

Suffolk County Cops Hailed As Heroes For Rescuing Family From Fire

Two police officers on Long Island were being hailed as heroes Wednesday, after helping pull a family from a burning house.

12/31/2014

Two officers were struck and injured by a car in Cliffside Park, New Jersey on Saturday, Dec. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Police Officers Injured In Cliffside Park Accident

Two police officers were struck and injured by a car Saturday evening in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.

12/27/2014

Protesters and police clash at the Staten Island ferry terminal. The protesters were demonstrating against the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Charged With Attacking Cops During Protests Last Week

A man has been arrested and charged with attacking two NYPD officers during the protests over the Eric Garner grand jury decision last week.

12/09/2014

Southold, Long Island. (Credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Southold Hiring Eight Police Officers To Handle Increasing Tourism, Growing Gang Problem

Southold officials are hiring eight new police officers because of increasing tourism and a growing gang problem.

11/21/2014

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Shots Fired When Knife-Wielding Man Tries To Enter Conn. Submarine Base

Two Navy civilian police officers were wounded Thursday night while confronting a knife-wielding man at a Connecticut base, authorities said.

11/13/2014

Yonkers Police Officer Neil Vera (left) and Detective Christian Koch have been accused of falsifying information to secure a search warrant in a drug case. (Credit: Yonkers Police/CBS 2)

2 Yonkers Officers Accused Of Fabricating Information For Search Warrant

Two highly-decorated police officers in Yonkers became criminal defendants Wednesday, after being indicted by a grand jury for an alleged shortcut to justice.

10/08/2014

Port Authority Officers Laverne Watson and Steve Pisciotta (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Port Authority Officers Aid In Delivery Of Baby Near George Washington Bridge Tolls

Port Authority police said the girl’s parents, who are from Monroe, were in a Manhattan-bound taxi when the mother went into labor around 6:30 a.m.

09/13/2014

Signs of protesters rallying against police brutality in memory of Eric Garner August 23, 2014 in Staten Island, New York.(Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

AP: City Council To Hold Hearing On Police Training In Wake Of Eric Garner Case

The New York City Council will hold oversight hearings next month on a police department review of its training procedures, in the wake of the chokehold death of Eric Garner in police custody on Staten Island, The Associated Press has learned.

08/27/2014

Police Body Camera

Public Advocate James Pushes NYC Hard On Police Body Cameras

Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.

08/21/2014

Letitia James (credit: Getty Images)

Public Advocate James Calls For Body Cams On Police Officers

Video cameras are mounted on sidewalks, inside buildings and nearly everywhere else, and now, city Public Advocate Letitia James has said she would like to see them on police officers.

08/11/2014

NYC Rise In Shootings

Amid Dramatic Spike In Shootings, Poll Shows New Yorkers Want More Cops

Prince Joshua “PJ” Avitto was stabbed to death while in the elevator with his friend Mikayla Capers, 7, who was also attacked.

06/12/2014

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