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Opportunistic NYPD Leaks: Undermining Public Safety and Community Trust

Nick Malinowski | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Nick Malinowski

The New York City Police Department is a peculiar institution. The city agency appears to be maintaining its record of tasteless behavior, even as it...

Report Confirms NYPD Crime Stats Manipulation

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 09.11.2013 | New York

By Jeff Morganteen, The New York World This article has been republished from The New York World. Last week, the New York Police Departme...

NYPD Whistle-Blowers At Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | TOM HAYS and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- After Officer Pedro Serrano decided to testify in federal court about what he sees as wrongdoing within the New York Police Department, a ...

Secret NYPD Tapes Used In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

Newsday | John Riley | Posted 06.03.2013 | New York

An NYPD precinct commander in Brooklyn told his cops they could face job sanctions if they didn't "go through the motion and get your numbers," accord...

Stop-And-Frisk Trial Heads To Federal Court

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Many of the tens of thousands of New Yorkers stopped, questioned and sometimes frisked by police in the past decade were wrongly targ...

DA: No Crime to Throw Cop Whistle-Blower in Psych Ward

Len Levitt | Posted 02.02.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

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.

David Durk: Another Lost Whistle-Blower

Len Levitt | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

David Durk received in death what he felt he was denied in life: recognition.

The Schoolcraft Dilemma

Len Levitt | Posted 01.12.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Whistle-blower cop Adrian Schoolcraft and his father Larry want to bring the world down. In the process, their supporters fear they are losing focus and hurting themselves.

An Ex-NYPD Officer Says He Ticketed Dead People To Meet Quotas

Posted 09.07.2012 | New York

A former NYPD officer who was fired after writing fraudulent traffic tickets to deceased people says he did so under pressure to meet illegal departme...

A Crack in the FBI's Wall of Silence

Len Levitt | Posted 05.12.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The New Jersey FBI head who publicly criticized the NYPD's widespread spying on Newark's Muslims had the green light from FBI headquarters for a rare rebuke of NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

Report Finds NYPD Issued Quotas, Manipulated Crime Stats

Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

A 95-page report acquired by The Village Voice confirms a former NYPD officer's allegations that a department precinct issued illegal quotas and under...

Eight Years Too Late

Len Levitt | Posted 03.24.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

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.

Who's the Real Chicken?

Len Levitt | Posted 03.18.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

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.

The Press Club Steps Up

Len Levitt | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

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.

Adrian Schoolcraft: Now It's Getting Serious

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Many people think that the worst scandal in today's NYPD concerns its alleged manipulation of crime numbers. They are wrong. Even worse is how the department retaliated against a whistleblower cop.

Ray Kelly: Runnin' Scared?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Is NYPD chief Ray Kelly's appointment of three outsiders to investigate alleged police downgrading of crime statistics "the real deal," as he himself might say?

'Twas the Night Before Christmas: An NYPD Fable

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

On the night before Christmas, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly decided to stroll down Fifth Avenue to sample public opinion.

In Ray Kelly's NYPD, Some Are More Equal Than Others

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

"All animals equal but some animals are more equal than others." George Orwell's line seems to fit the NYPD's Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, with his $12,000 in Harvard Club freebies.

The Kelly Conflict

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

New York City's Conflict of Interest Law seems pretty straightforward. And it appears that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has violated it.

Police Crime Reporting Scandal: Now the 66th Precinct?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Did Brooklyn police ignore a citizen's complaint about a flasher who ended up shooting four members of an Orthodox Jewish volunteer patrol?

Schoolcraft's Diagnosis: "Calm and Not Agitated"

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

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.

Adrian Schoolcraft: Enter the Times, Watch the NYPD Sweat

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

When the Times awakens, beware: there is nothing more dangerous to a politician or a police commissioner who harbors political ambitions.

Adrian Schoolcraft: Are the Feds in the Wings?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

A small story deep inside the Daily News could cause big problems for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. Federal prosecutors, the story said, want to talk to whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft.

Hiding the Truth at John Jay?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

The John Jay College of Criminal Justice has become The Forbidden City. The college barred reporters from hearing criminologists detail an inconvenient truth: the NYPD is low-balling crime statistics.

Adrian Schoolcraft: So Who's Crazy Now?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

In a bizarre attempt at damage control, police department officials offered whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft a sweetheart deal if he rejoined the NYPD fold.