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Bill Bratton, who has been named to lead the New York Police Department, speaks after being introduced by incoming New York mayor Bill de Blasio on December 5, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stop-And-Frisk Dilemma For Bratton As NYPD Head

As William Bratton prepares to embark on his second tour of duty as New York City police commissioner, he will find a very different city than the one he left behind nearly 20 years ago.

12/06/2013

Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appoints Former Top Cop William Bratton To Lead NYPD

William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.

12/05/2013

Macy's Parade Weather Concerns

Approaching Nor’Easter Threatens Holiday Travel, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The storm is expected to hit the region late Tuesday and stretch into Wednesday.

11/25/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: Youth Homicides Down By Half Under ‘Operation Crew Cut’

An effort launched by the NYPD a year ago to crack down on youth killings has succeeded in saving lives, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced Monday.

11/25/2013

The guns, cash and  pot seized from the apartments of two suspected drug traffickers. (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

2 Suspected Drug Traffickers Indicted Following Months-Long Investigation

More than $35,000 in marijuana, four guns and $21,000 in cash were seized, along with two pit bulls and a large python. The drugs and cash were found at the dealing site in Harlem and at the men’s apartments in the Bronx.

11/22/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Court Rejects City’s Appeal To Get Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Tossed

The city had argued that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to remove federal Judge Shira Scheindlin meant it should also nullify her rulings.

11/22/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Some Recent ‘Knockout’ Incidents

There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.

11/20/2013

Police sketches of a man who allegedly groped several young girls in Park Slope. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect In Assault On Officer Investigating Groping Incidents In Custody

Police said in the last month, at least four girls under the age of 12 have been approached from behind and groped.

11/20/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, Nov. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Bratton: I’d ‘Certainly Consider’ Returning As Police Commissioner Under Mayor De Blasio

Bratton insists he’s not campaigning for his old job and said he hasn’t spoken with the de Blasio transition team.

11/19/2013

Stop and frisk Big DL

Stop-And-Frisk Actions Down 80 Percent Compared With Last Year

The number of street stops under the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy has plummeted 80 percent in recent months compared with the same time last year, and officers are recovering fewer weapons, according to police department data obtained Monday.

11/18/2013

NYPD's 121 Precinct in Graniteville, Staten Island is officially dedicated, Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Environmentally Friendly Police Precinct Opens On Staten Island

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 121st Precinct located at 970 Richmond Avenue in the Graniteville section of Staten Island.

11/18/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)/Ray Kelly (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says He’s ‘Cleared The Air’ With Kelly

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in Harlem.

11/16/2013

NYPD Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly To Playboy: Mayoral Candidates Were Full Of S–t

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and the other Democratic candidates were “pandering to get votes” when they criticized the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy.

11/15/2013

A missing person poster for 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYC DOE To Announce New School Safety Measures

Six weeks after a 14-year-old autistic boy walked out of his school in Queens and disappeared, the city’s Department of Education is set to announce new school security measures.

11/15/2013

Surveillance image of a person of interest sought in connection with a sex attack in Little Italy. (credit: NYPD)

Person Of Interest Sought In Connection With Little Italy Sex Attack

Police said a man crawled through a window and raped a woman at knifepoint in her bed.

11/12/2013

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