Sergeants Benevolent Association
The city is considering possible legal action against NYPD officers who aren’t writing enough tickets.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton will meet with the heads of the police unions Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is set to meet with police union leaders for Wednesday to address deteriorating relations between rank-and-file officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio, sources told 1010 WINS.
In the week since the deaths of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, the numbers of arrests in some areas have dropped dramatically compared to the same week last year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio faced applause, boos and catcalls when he took the stage Monday to address hundreds of new police recruits at a police graduation ceremony.
Security at two stationhouses in Brooklyn has been stepped up as police investigate threats against them in the wake of the deadly shootings of two officers last weekend.
The mayor also criticized the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association’s petition to ban him from future NYPD funerals as “inappropriate.”
De Blasio was on the defensive again Monday against accusation by police unions that he is anti-cop, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reported.
The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.
Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, said he does not support the mayor’s call to bring the convention to the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn.
Sharpton also attacked the idea of a possible NYPD slowdown
Police advocates are firing back against a rising tide of anger fueled by the death of Eric Garner, the man who died in custody after being placed in an apparent choke hold by police.
It is hoped that the two can learn from each other while improving what legend has is not the warmest of friendships.
The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association filed motions Thursday in Manhattan federal court on behalf of four police unions, and the Sergeant’s Benevolent Association filed separately.
Democrat Bill Thompson has ushered in a new phase in the hotly contested New York City mayor’s race after linking the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.