New York Police Department
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Michael Rizzi, a retired New York Police Department officer, was sentenced to prison after entering a guilty plea to charges, including laundering money from a network of online escort services.
Three top New York Police Department officers agreed to each pay fines of $1,500 to settle violations for having accepted gifts in the form of meals paid for by Thomas Galante, the former president of the Queens Borough Public Library.
Despite uncertainty over the commitment of U.S. Attorneys Preet Bharara and Robert Capers to rigorous police reform, some elected officials and police reform activists are turning to Federal prosecutors with requests for independent reviews of the New York Police Department.
New York City agencies are reportedly denying permits sought by the police and government reform group, Equality for Flatbush, to hold a march in Brooklyn on Saturday.
During an emotional press conference, New York State Assemblymember Michael Blake asked for NYPD Commissioner William Bratton to account for police brutality, as activists occupying City Hall Park demanded that Commissioner Bratton resign.
For the second time in the last year, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton indicated that he will not continue to serve into any second term won by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Due to an unknown rule of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, a meeting between CCRB investigators and the publisher of Progress Queens ended shortly after it began when investigators demanded an end to Progress Queens' making of an audio recording.
At a press conference in advance of this week-end's Gay Pride festivities, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton shocked the conscious of the LGBT community by saying the NYPD owed no apology for the Stonewall Inn raid.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has declined a request made by Progress Queens to assure the public that no undue influence went into the process that selected William Bratton as the current commissioner of the NYPD.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was conspicuously absent at Monday's press conference hosted by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, announcing the arrests of top NYPD officials and of Jeremy Reichberg, a mayoral donation bundler.
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The reported difficulty with which the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders secured use of Washington Square Park contrasted with the relative ease of Mayor Bill de Blasio's rescheduling of the rally.
With opinion polls showing that Patrolmen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch was politically damaged in the NYPD's recent struggles with City Hall, "Broken Windows" defenders Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner William Bratton regain the upper hand.
Mayor Bill de Blasio must apologise to the NYPD for warning his son, Dante, about the race-based, "Broken Windows" policing that Mayor de Blasio himself compels the NYPD to prosecute.
Before New York City becomes any more ungovernable, Mayor Bill de Blasio must fire NYPD Commissioner William Bratton.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's proposal for an interim fix to the problem of unprosecuted police misconduct doesn't go far enough.
After a Staten Island grand jury refused to press charges against the NYPD officer, who choked Eric Garner to death, Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered superficial remarks that do nothing to end racial policing in New York City.
Mayor Bill de Blasio's silence about the unjust Ferguson grand jury decision allowed former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to spew insensitive remarks in the resulting leadership vacuum.
By separating from BerlinRosen, is the umbrella police reform group, Communities United for Police Reform, telegraphing that it is ready to break free from the veal pen ?
Under Mayor Bill de Blasio, the New York Police Department continues to arrest Black and Latino kids for very low-level, non-violent offenses, a blatant violation of his campaign promise to end racial policing.