NYC Council Bill Would Reduce Fines, Help Seniors And Disabled With Snow RemovalThe city should cut senior citizens and New Yorkers with disabilities a break if they don't shovel their sidewalks after a snowstorm, some lawmakers argued Thursday.
NYPD Commissioner Considering Granting Amnesty To 1.2 Million Low-Level OffendersPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton is behind a controversial proposal to grant amnesty to more than 1 million people with open warrants for low-level offenses. But some experts worry it could cause crime to skyrocket.
Pandemonium Inside NYC Council: Protesters Shout Down Bratton Over Requested NYPD HiresIt started small, with one woman screaming “It’s a lie!” in the direction of Commissioner Bratton as he started testifying about the NYPD budget.
NYC Council Takes Steps To Monitor Police Conduct In Wake Of Eric Garner CaseThe New York City Council will formally direct the NYPD inspector general to investigate how the agency tracks, monitors and addresses abusive police conduct.
Bratton: Training On Tap For NYPD Officers In Wake Of Eric Garner CasePolice Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD officers will get annual training on the use of force following the police custody death of Eric Garner on Staten Island.
NYC Council Bill Takes Aim At Campus Sexual AssaultsPublic Advocate Letitia James is proposing a bill that would require colleges to coordinate with the local rape crisis centers and the NYPD and force them to release sex assaults stats to the public every month.
NY Legislators Propose Domestic Violence RegistryThree New York legislators want the state to register domestic violence offenders just as sex crime offenders are publicly listed.