NYPD: Homicide Rate Up 16 Percent In 2015For a city that prides itself on low homicide rates, a 16 percent increase in murders in New York this year is a grim number.
Bratton: NYPD On Pace For 1 Million Fewer Enforcement Stops In 2015Bratton expects the reduced number of stops to bolster NYPD relations with the minority community.
PBA: New Stop-And-Frisk Guidelines Will Confuse Officers, Make Jobs HarderNew guidelines for the stop, question and frisk policing method were released to NYPD officers this week, and the patrol union said the guidelines will make the officers’ jobs more difficult.
NYPD Officers Receive New Stop-And-Frisk Rules With Tight New RestrictionsNYPD officers on Tuesday received new official guidelines for use of the stop-and-frisk method, in response to a federal ruling that concluded that the method discriminated against minorities.
NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit SettlementThe NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.
NYPD To Begin Issuing Tickets For Low-Level Marijuana OffensesPolice Commissioner William Bratton announced Monday that officers will now be allowed to issue simple summonses for certain low-level marijuana offenses, rather than making arrests.
Court Denies Union Appeal In Stop-And-Frisk CaseThe NYPD stop-and-frisk policy may have been dealt a final blow, as a federal appeals court on Friday refused a request by police unions to reexamine the issue.
Federal Judges To Hear Police Union Appeal On Stop-And-FriskThe city's police unions are arguing they should be able to continue to appeal a federal judge's ruling that the New York Police Department's stop and frisk policy violated civil rights.
Brooklyn DA Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-FriskThe alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.
Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly Has Book Deal, Working On MemoirFormer New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, who presided over a dramatic drop in crime rates during a long and sometimes controversial tenure as head of the country's largest force, has a book deal.
Brooklyn Man Arrested After Recording Police Stop-And-Frisk Wins $125K SettlementCourt papers allege the officers overheard Dick George telling three youths to get the officers' badge numbers next time and in response, violently pulled George out of his car and arrested him.
Brooklyn Residents Concerned With Uptick In Gun Violence As Stop And Frisks All But DisappearPolice in East New York and Brownsville have basically done away with stop and frisks in the first half of 2014.
Good News, Bad News: City’s Push To Reduce Gun Violence Yields Mixed ResultsDesk cops have been moved to patrols as part of '"Operation Summer All Out." Several of the dozen precincts that have gotten extra officers have seen gun violence stabilize or drop.
NYC Drops Federal Appeal In Stop-and-Frisk CasesThe goal is to end years of litigation over the city's controversial anti-crime tactic.
Judge Rejects Police Unions' Challenge Against Stop-And-Frisk RulingPolice unions lost their bid Wednesday to challenge a ruling concluding that the city’s stop-and-frisk tactics are sometimes discriminatory -- moving the city a step closer toward changing the program.