Mayor, Commissioner Say There Will Be 'Heightened Vigilance' In NYC After Baghdad AirstrikeOfficials say there is currently no credible threat.
Commissioner Shea On Anti-Semitic Attacks: NYPD 'Will Keep The Jewish Community Safe'New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea talks about the latest rash of anti-Semitic hate crimes, including the Monsey synagogue stabbing, and security preparations for New Year's Eve in Times Square.
Safest Big City? Mayor And NYPD Say Crime Is Down -- But Murders, Shootings, Hate Crimes All Rose In 2019As of Dec. 22, murders, robberies, felony assaults, shootings, sex crimes, and hate crimes are all on the rise through the five boroughs.
400 New NYPD Officers, Including One Who Knows Sign Language, Sworn In Under New CommissionerThe new officers speak 34 languages, including one who knows sign language.
Mayor, Commissioner Promise New Efforts Against Hate Groups Before They AttackThe mayor and new police commissioner spent much of the day in Williamsburg discussing the city's response to the targeted attack in Jersey City.
NYPD Commissioner: Razor Blade Found In Officer's Sandwich Was An Accident, Not IntentionalThe officer got the sandwich Thursday from Bon Appetit in Belle Harbor, Queens. He says when he took a bite, he pulled a full size razor blade out of his mouth.
Sources: Razor Blade In NYPD Officer's Sandwich Appears To Be AccidentalThe officer pulled the full-sized razor out of his mouth. He was taken to a hospital where he was treated and released.
NYPD Promotes Harrison To Chief Of Detectives, Pichardo To Chief Of PatrolFirst came the photo op -- the mayor and his new commissioner -- meeting with neighborhood policing cops in the Bronx. Then came the press conference to introduce the new leadership team.
New NYPD Commissioner Names Rodney Harrison Chief Of Detectives, First African American To Hold PositionHarrison, 50, has been a detective, went undercover investigating drug crimes, and received the Police Combat Cross for valor in the line of duty during an 28-year NYPD career.
Bail Reform: New Police Commissioner Dermot Shea Calls Changes 'Concerning'Starting Jan. 1, the state will eliminate cash bail and pretrial detention for most low-level offenses. In the city, defendants will also receive perks – like New York Mets tickets, movie passes and gifts cards – for showing up to court.
Dermot Shea Sworn In As New NYPD Police CommissionerShea is replacing outgoing Commissioner James O'Neill who spent three years on the job.
Dermot Shea Takes Over As NYPD CommissionerThe 28-year NYPD veteran takes over after serving as NYPD chief of detectives.
Next NYPD Commissioner Shea Facing Crisis Of Trust With Minorities On Day 1Incoming Police Commissioner Dermot Shea is calling for changes to the state's new criminal justice reform laws, and that's already showing signs of a collision course with some community leaders.
Critics Blast Mayor De Blasio For Passing Over Ben Tucker For NYPD Commissioner AgainMayor de Blasio says he's committed to diversity in the NYPD, but critics then wonder why the three police commissioners he's appointed during his tenure are all white males.
New Yorkers Sounding Off On Pick Of Dermot Shea For Top NYPD JobNew Yorkers are coming to terms with Mayor Bill de Blasio's surprise pick of Dermot Shea for police commissioner.