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.
Investigation: Maintenance Workers Didn't Do Safety Checks At NYC Public Housing ApartmentsThe Department of Investigation said it re-inspected 240 apartments recently visited by maintenance workers. Over half the apartments had deficiencies that should have been caught by the workers.
Department Of Investigation Commissioner Steps Away From NYC Corruption ProbeIn a sudden and surprising development Friday, Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters is stepping aside in the New York municipal corruption investigation.
Rikers Correction Officer Faces Rape, Smuggling ChargesA Rikers Island correction officer was arrested Saturday on charges of rape and promoting contraband.
Rikers Island Correction Officer Accused Of Smuggling ContrabandThe Department of Investigation followed a tip that led them to the correction officer.