Keechant Sewell resigned from her post as commissioner of the New York Police Department on Monday after less than two years. The move comes as reports have emerged of conflict between Sewell and Mayor Eric Adams behind the scenes, with claims of the mayor's office micromanaging the department.
While there is much more work to be done to put an end to police brutality we are already winning small victories. Some of the badges in the Big Apple can no longer go undercover.
The NYPD has a bit of explaining to do. One of their veterans has been caught fabricating very important details that have landed people in prison.
Do not get it twisted even though 50 Cent has been on better behavior his petty is infinite. He took time out of his day to make fund of a badge who was talking slick.
Once again Big Apple badges have gotten caught with their hands dirty. A total of seven NYC lawmen were nailed for turning a blind eye in exchange for sexual favors and more.
Deborah Danner, a Black woman with a history of mental issues, was shot and killed by the NYPD Tuesday (Oct. 18) night. NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill says his department “failed” the 66-year-old Danner after one of his sergeants gunned her down.
NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton had choice words for the Hip-Hop community in the wake of the shooting incident at a T.I. concert in Manhattan Wednesday night. During one of two radio interviews featuring Bratton slamming Hip-Hop artists, he said that rappers and their accomplices are “basically thugs.”
The NYPD announced yesterday that it will end the secret spying on Muslims groups in the city, breaking apart a task force that infiltrated the Islamic community. The surveillance program strained the relationship between Muslim leaders and the police, but NYPD commissioner William J. Bratton appears committed to repair the rift.
Trayvon Martin‘s shooting death last year in Florida sparked a number of nationwide debates surrounding racial profiling. Over the weekend, the NYPD’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic was challenged by Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, who stated the practice unfairly targets people of color.
In what many are saying is an overzealous attack on the civil liberties of students in New York City, NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly has openly defended spying on Muslim students, calling it a necessary step in the fight against terrorism. Naturally, Muslim students and other such groups have vehemently decried the practice, and some are […]