New York mayor-elect Bill de Blasio today (December 5) announced Bill Bratton as the New York Police Department’s new commissioner. The hire marks a homecoming of sorts for the decorated law enforcement official, who once served as NYPD’s top cop under former mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Thursday (Oct. 31), a Manhattan federal judge who ruled in August that the NYPD‘s “stop-and-frisk” policy was unconstitutional has been blocked and removed from presiding over the case. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin‘s decision to reform stop-and-frisk and removed her from the case involving the policy […]
Although Dwayne “Dubbs” Mitchell was beloved and known for his generosity in his Lower East Side neighborhood, he was also a notorious drug kingpin. The NYPD took down Mitchell and 10 other men, using techniques seemingly ripped out of HBO’s cop drama, The Wire.
On Sunday (Sept. 29), a man celebrating his wedding anniversary was savagely beaten and slashed in front of his family by an angry mob of bikers in New York after allegedly hitting one of the cyclists. A video of the brutal assault has already gone viral, and new details about the case have begun to emerge.
An NYPD officer became a viral sensation after a photo of him giving a barefoot homeless man a pair of shoes, lit up the Internet, Wednesday (Nov. 28). Officer Lawrence DePrimo saw the man in New York City’s Time’s Square and went to a nearby Skechers shoe store to buy him a $75 pair of […]