NYPD

The national perception of law enforcement may not be very receptive given recent officer-involved shootings and beatings across the nation. Just this week, it was…

Two New York City police officers were shot late Monday night in the Bronx, the department said. Both are expected to survive. The officers were responding to a robbery call at a store. They had a description of a car, and when they went to pull it over, they were shot: one in the elbow, […]

You have to be a special kind of parasite to politicize death, but fortunately for those working in politics, media, and law enforcement such a strain can…

  The New York City police officers killed in Saturday’s shooting are being remembered for their commitment to community and family. Rafael Ramos, 40, was a two-year veteran of the NYPD – he previously worked as a school security officer. The lifelong Brooklyn resident was married and had two sons, the youngest of whom is […]

A new poll released by USA Today and the Pew Research Center shows 57% of Americans polled believe NYPD officer, Daniel Pantaleo, should have been indicted…

Staten Island resident, Eric Garner, died Thursday after a NYPD officer subdued him with a chokehold. Cell phone footage captured at the scene of the…

A tourist’s snapshot of an NYPD officer giving new boots to a barefoot man sitting on a sidewalk in Times Square has become an online sensation. Jennifer Foster, a tourist from Florence, Ariz., took a cellphone picture of Officer Larry DePrimo giving the man the all-weather boots and socks on a frigid night in Times […]

At least 10 people were shot Friday in front of the Empire State Building in New York Friday morning, the New York Office of Emergency Management said. A suspect in the shooting was shot and killed by police, New York police said. Authorities converged on the building around 9 a.m. after reports of gunfire. A […]

WASHINGTON — Eight Muslims filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in New Jersey to force the New York Police Department to end its surveillance and other…

TRENTON, N.J. — Muslim leaders in New Jersey say they are angry but uncertain what their next step will be after the state’s attorney general…

NEW YORK — Two female African American police officers have made history by becoming the first top cops to command a city precinct. Deputy Inspector Juanita Holmes and Capt. Vanessa Kight are now the top cops at Brooklyn’s 81st Precinct in Bedford-Stuyvestant. Women comprise 17.2% of uniformed officers in the NYPD. African-Americans make up 16.5% […]

NEW YORK — Two female African American police officers have made history by becoming the first top cops to command a city precinct. Deputy Inspector Juanita Holmes and Capt. Vanessa Kight are now the top cops at Brooklyn’s 81st Precinct in Bedford-Stuyvestant. Women comprise 17.2% of uniformed officers in the NYPD. African-Americans make up 16.5% […]