Neither the NYPD nor Jamaica Hospital committed a crime when they forcibly took whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft from his home and held him in the hospital's psych ward for three days against his will.
Ray Kelly's "policing 101 refresher" memo underscores the giant hole in the supposed NYPD successes in lowering crime over the past decade. It indicates that for the past eight years Kelly has refused to tackle a widespread problem.
Rupert Murdoch may have called Gov. Cuomo "chicken" for refusing to take on the city's teacher's union. But judging from his latest State of the City address, Mayor Bloomberg sounds like the real chicken for refusing to take on Ray Kelly.
After a decade playing footsie with Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, the New York Press Club awarded its top prize to a hard-hitting series that exposed how the NYPD's lack of transparency harms the public.
Jamaica Hospital kept whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft inside its mental ward for six days even though he "was appropriate in interactions, calm and not agitated," according to the hospital's records.