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Bernie Kerik

Safer Streets and Communities Start at Home

Bernard B. Kerik | Posted 09.13.2014 | Crime
Bernard B. Kerik

The total number of American law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty by gunfire so far this year is 27, versus 16 last year. Some experts blame anti-government, and white supremacist groups, and gang violence for these increases, but I believe it's much more.

Ex-Police Commissioner Has Surprising Thoughts On Prison

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

After spending time behind bars, a law and order Republican police commissioner has become a shrill voice amongst the growing calls for criminal justi...

Giuliani's Top Cop Kerik: I Haven't Spoken To Rudy In Years

Posted 03.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After a series of scandals that landed him in federal prison, former New York Police Department Commissioner Bernie Kerik tells HuffPost Live that his...

Bernie's Secret Lady

Len Levitt | Posted 10.26.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Bernie Kerik's three years in federal prison haven't diminished the soap opera involving him and his lady friends.

Former NYPD Commissioner Freed From Prison

Posted 05.28.2013 | New York

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik was freed from a federal prison in Maryland Tuesday after serving a three-year sentence. Kerik-- who Mayor R...

From Crown Prince to Joker

Len Levitt | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Under investigation by both the FBI and the IRS, Mount Vernon's Mayor Ernie Davis recently fired his police commissioner with no credible public explanation and replaced him with -- of all people -- our old friend, Sir Reginald Ward.

The Terrible Shame of the 9/11 Decade

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

No question about it that 9/11 was an atrocious horror and the first responders were heroes. But what happened after 9/11 was perhaps a greater horr...

9/11: Survival Comes First

Len Levitt | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Ten years later, the terror has become a low-grade, chronic fear that New Yorkers live with. Fear has made normally cynical New Yorkers more accepting of authority, especially law enforcement authority.

Green Alert: Banks Use Bush Terror Team, Threat Tactics to Push Debit Card Fees

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Big banks and credit card companies have made a PR misstep in the fight over debit card charges. They're trying to use the Bush administration's anti-terror team to convince Americans that debit card fees are needed for our nation's security.

Predictions for 2011

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

March: While snow still covers side-streets in the Bronx and Staten Island, Mayor Bloomberg promises that the city will have all traces of the blizzard removed by the end of April.

Bernie Kerik Blogs

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Disgraced former New York Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik is showing his internet skills yet again. First he caused a stir by posting pictures of hi...

Not Even Prison Walls Can Shut Bernie Up

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

The world's most irrepressible terrorism fighter, Bernard Kerik, has found a way to blog from inside federal prison in Cumberland, Maryland, on the West Virginia border.

What Is It With Men and Their Chauffeurs?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

What is this thing between public officials and their drivers? Why do public officials appoint them to positions of great power and responsibility while paying so little attention to their credentials?

Newark Residents Have Zero Tolerance for Police Corruption

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Deborah Jacobs

Cory Booker's "zero tolerance for corruption," as he put it in a press statement, should apply to lawless officers running rampant in the city as well as administration appointees on the take.

Bernie Kerik Was a Lot Less Than Met the Eye

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Bernie Kerik raked in $12 million over a 6-year period that included his glory years of national acclaim as a 9/11 hero. It's really amazing that this cheap crook and charlatan achieved such wealth and lofty position.

Kerik RELEASED For Holidays

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, the one-time candidate for Homeland Security chief who has admitted his...

Tiger, Letterman, Madoff And More: Eight Lessons From The Decade's Biggest Flameouts

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robbie Vorhaus

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How Well Do You Know Bernie Kerik?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Bernard Kerik is now Inmate 210-717, awaiting his corruption trial. And Rudolph Giuliani has already paid dearly for appointing Kerik -- his presidential ambitions among the toll.

10 Things To Be Thankful For

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

When we reflect on things we're thankful for, do you think anybody puts New York government on the list? Nah. Nevertheless, in the spirit of the season, here's a list of public sector thank yous.

Bernie Kerik's Shocking Weight Loss After Stint In Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A whole lot less of Bernie Kerik will be reporting to prison next year. Kerik appears to be a shell of his former self in new pictures he put on hi...

Top Cock: Bill Ritter, News Anchor, Curses On Air Talking About Bernard Kerik

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WABC 7's Bill Ritter pulled an Ernie Anastos Tuesday night, accidentally referring to Bernie Kerik as the "former New York City top cock." The Emmy...

Freedom Tower: Screw the Name, Just Build it Already

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Quite honestly, the most patriotic thing to do would have been to rebuild immediately on the WTC site to hurry up and start turning a profit again, as a capitalist "screw you" to religious fundamentalists.

Bernie Kerik Pleads Not Guilty To Tax Fraud

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bernard B. Kerik, the former New York City police commissioner who at one point was President Bush's top choice to lead the federal Department of Home...

Smooth Criminals: The Best-Dressed GOP Convicts (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Every good political villain needs a look, be it Kim Jong-Il's fondness for futuristic fashion, the trademark fatigues of Fidel Castro, or the decepti...

Former Iraq Commander: Bernie Kerik Was "A Waste Of Time"

New York Daily News | Stephanie Gaskell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq took aim at Bernard Kerik in an exclusive interview with the Daily News Sunday, calling his efforts to tra...