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.
Public Advocate Letitia James demonstrated the body-worn cameras Thursday at a news conference at her Lower Manhattan office.
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.
Prince Joshua “PJ” Avitto was stabbed to death while in the elevator with his friend Mikayla Capers, 7, who was also attacked.
Union leaders and elected officials stood elbow-to-elbow in front of City Hall Friday, calling on the city to get police officers out from behind desks shuffling paper and back onto the street fighting crime.
It was an emotional day Friday for the families of two murdered New York City police officers, as they went before state Patrol Board with a plea to keep two convicted killers in jail.
The state Parole Board announced Tuesday that Herman Bell will remain incarcerated for at least another two years. After that, he may again appear before the board.
The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Thursday called on the public to oppose parole for two men who were convicted in the 1971 murders of two NYPD officers.
Two police officers on Long Island rescued a woman who was poised to jump off a bridge Monday morning.
Some groups representing Latino NYPD officers on Sunday said they hoped to see First Deputy Police Commissioner Rafael Pineiro named the new top cop.
A series of explosions brought dozens of police officers and firefighters to a stone quarry in Putnam County Tuesday, but it wasn’t a crime scene.
Amanda Bynes on Saturday released a statement via Twitter, claiming a police officer sexually harassed her and touched her inappropriately the night before her arrest, and that the charges that she threw a bong out a window were a “lie.”
Members of an activist group circulated a petition at posts around the city Sunday — with the goal of ending what the group called “abusive practices” in the New York City Police Department.
Residents of the Jamaica section of Queens erupted in protest late Friday, after police arrested two men following an alleged drug deal.
Five NYPD employees, including two sworn officers, have been arrested on various charges since Friday.