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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Analyzing Consequences Of Decline In Stop-And-Frisk

Overall, crime in the city is down, but there has been an uptick in shootings in certain neighborhoods.

06/26/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton: More Cops Hitting Streets To Counter Spike In Shooting Victims

According to CompStat figures, 129 people were shot last month, a 43 percent increase over the same period last year.

06/10/2014

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)

Number Of Stop-And-Frisks Down Dramatically Year-To-Year, Data Shows

Comparing the first quarter of this year to last, the number of stop-and-frisks is down 86 percent.

05/09/2014

A woman walks by an NYPD officer in Times Square. (credit: Getty Images)

Unions Urge Judge To Nix Law Easing Suits Vs. NYPD

Police unions say a New York City law easing the way for racial profiling claims could entangle officers in lawsuits over elusive questions about what they were thinking when stopping someone.

04/29/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Marks First 100 Days In Office

Mayor Bill de Blasio marked his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City’s inequality gap.

04/10/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton To Push For Swift Stop-And-Frisk Reforms

Bratton said the reforms will help improve community-police relations but also put the business community at ease. He noted that stop-and-frisk is seen as divisive and unconstitutional by some.

02/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Takes Jabs At Bloomberg, Addresses Serious Issues On ‘The Daily Show’

Mayor Bill de Blasio took shots at his predecessor and poked fun at the snow removal complaints on the Upper East Side last month – all while addressing the serious issues he has sought to tackle in office – in an appearance on “The Daily Show” Monday night.

02/04/2014

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)

Mayor De Blasio Drops NYC’s Appeal Of Ruling Ordering Changes To Stop & Frisk

A judge ruled last year that the New York Police Department had discriminated against blacks and Hispanics with how it went about stopping, questioning and sometimes frisking people on the street.

01/30/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks after being sworn in on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014 in New York.  (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Declares Stop-And-Frisk ‘Problem Is Being Solved’

The controversial NYPD program was the Democrat’s biggest campaign issue and helped propel him to the top of the pack during the primary. De Blasio pushed for more community policing and tapped Bill Bratton to lead the NYPD.

01/17/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: A Look Back At 2013

Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.

01/10/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Police Unions Ask Court To Speed Up Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

New York City police unions have asked a federal appeals court to hurry its decision on whether they can continue stop-and-frisk litigation if Mayor Bill de Blasio drops the case.

01/03/2014

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly Looks Back On Career, Says Policies Worked

Days before he was set to step down, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly talked about his career and what he and many others have said was the success of his policies.

12/29/2013

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly

Commissioner Kelly: ‘It’s Been A Great Experience For Me’

CBS 2′s Kristine Johnson sat down with New York’s top cop to reflect on his impact and to look toward the future as he prepares to give up his position.

12/20/2013

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

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