NYPD Faces Prospect Of 2 New, Separate WatchdogsAfter years of burnishing a reputation as one of the nation's most potent police forces, the NYPD appears poised to become one of the most closely monitored.
Kelly: People In 'Minority Communities' Are 'Losers' If Stop-And-Frisk Ruling HoldsNew York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows to again defend the controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner In Mayoral Race For First TimeThis is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.
Bill Thompson Compares Aspects Of Stop-And-Frisk Tactics To Trayvon Martin CaseDemocrat 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.
Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes 2 NYPD Oversight BillsMayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at impacting the NYPD that were recently passed by the City Council.
Eye On Politics: Mayoral Hopeful Sal Albanese Touts 'Record Of Independence'One of the men running for New York City mayor, if elected, would be making a return to city government after an over 15-year absence.
Bloomberg Committed To Using Fortune To Fight NYPD IG, Stop-And-Frisk Bills"He is just as intent as ever on using his wealth to determine the outcome. It's almost like he can't let go, like he doesn't understand it's over. It's time for the people to make decisions in this town again, not billionaires," said mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio.
Bloomberg Blasts NYPD Oversight Bills, Calls Them ‘Dangerous, Harmful’ LegislationEarly Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.
City Council Passes Bills That Watchdog NYPD, Ease ProfilingEarly Thursday morning the New York City Council voted on and passed two bills that will potentially impact how the NYPD operates on a day-to-day basis.
Eye On Politics: Bill De Blasio Calls For Tax On The 'Wealthiest New Yorkers'New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.
City Council Prepares To Vote On 2 Bills That Would Impact NYPDOne of the proposals would make it easier for those who feel they've been racially profiled to sue the NYPD; the other measure would establish an independent inspector general to oversee the department.