Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday that enough NYPD officers stopped writing tickets and making low-level arrests since the assassination of two officers in Brooklyn that the number of summonses plummeted 90 percent.
More than 1,500 members of the New York City police force were directly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, but had no choice but to get to work and help the city cope.
The Brooklyn-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge were shut down for hours after participants of “Occupy Wall Street” took their demonstration right on to the car lanes Saturday.
Retired New York City police captain Barry Galfano has died just days after releasing an emotional video about his time at Ground Zero following the 9/11 attacks. Galfano died Sunday after having fought brain, lung and liver cancer. He was 57.