Urban Affairs Expert Discusses Scathing NYCHA ReportCBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer spoke with CBSN New York's urban affairs expert, Mark Peters, about a damning report on the state of NYCHA.
Former Department Of Investigation Chief Talks On DOJ's Eric Garner DecisionMark Peters, the former Department of Investigation chief from 2014 to 2018, talks with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler about the Department of Justice decision not to pursue charges around Eric Garner's death.
NYPD Cracks Down On Drivers, Expert Says Real Problem Is Reckless Cyclists, Proposes License Plates For Bikes“Insist on putting license plates on bicycles which would then allow the police or pedestrians or anyone else to track unsafe behavior,” the former chief of the city’s Department of Investigation added.
De Blasio Picks New NYCHA Boss Who Wants To Fly Home To Minnesota Every Weekend, Sources SayHis name is Gregory Russ - the head of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority – and he’s the man Bill de Blasio has settled on to cure NYCHA's multi-billion-dollar problems.
Published Report Prompts New Calls For Transparency In NYPD's Disciplinary SystemThis comes after the New York Daily News published examples of penalties officers have faced that may not fit the violation.
Exactly How Will NYC Congestion Pricing Fees Work?Contributor Mark Peters talks on how congestion pricing fees will impact drivers entering Manhattan below 60th Avenue.
How Can New York's SOTA Program For Homeless Families Be Fixed?Mark Peters talks about issues in fixing New York City's program to help homeless families after several were placed in uninhabitable homes.
City Council Grills DOI Nominee Over Willingness To Investigate De Blasio, NYC OfficialsFollowing ten days of turmoil following de Blasio's decision to fire DOI commissioner Mark Peters, the woman chosen to replace him faced the City Council Monday.
City Council Split Over Outgoing DOI Commissioner's Request To Testify On OusterMark Peters asked to testify publically about explosive charges accusing the mayor of multiple attempts to block publication of damaging reports exposing the dark underbelly of the administration.
Ousted Department Of Investigation Commissioner Responds To Firing By Mayor De BlasioPeters says he was given the heave-ho by de Blasio after he repeatedly refused to deep six investigations that exposed the dark underbelly of de Blasio's administration.
Mayor Fires Mark Peters, Appoints New Head Of Department Of InvestigationMayor Bill de Blasio's office announced a new head of the city's Department of Investigation, indicating a shake up and firing of Mark Peters as the previous commissioner.
Struggle To Police NYC School Corruption Reverses, Whistle-Blowers Keep JobsAn inquiry board concluded two officials were fired or demoted because of their objections to the head of the New York City Department of Investigation seizing control of the office that fights corruption in New York schools.
DOI Report Claims NYPD Special Victims Division Is Understaffed, Under TrainedThe city’s inspector general says the NYPD is doing practically nothing to investigate a growing number of sex crimes.
Investigators Smuggle Drugs, Weapons Into 2 City Jails During Undercover ProbeA Department of Investigation probe has found gaping holes in security at city jails.
DOI Commissioner: DOC Improperly Eavesdropped On Calls Between DOI Staff, Confidential InformantsThe alleged spying occurred "over a period of months this year" and "city rules expressly prohibit surveillance by DOC of calls made to DOI investigators," DOI Commissioner Mark Peters said.