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New Book Reveals Koch Brothers Paid Firm Run by Former NYPD Chief to Smear Journalist

Steve Horn | Posted 01.19.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

The just-published book "Dark Money," penned by New Yorker staff reporter Jane Mayer, reveals that the Koch Brothers hired the former commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) -- and his daughter, a former FBI agent -- to smear her as a "plagiarist" in the months after the release of her August 2010 bombshell article on the Kochs.

Mr. Truth: Time to Go

Len Levitt | Posted 03.31.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Deputy Commissioner for Public Information Paul Browne's lies to hide Kelly's role in a controversial anti-terrorism film are merely the latest in a series of deliberate falsehoods.

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.

Bernie Kerik: Victim, Victim, Victim

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

As Bernie Kerik entered federal prison in Cumberland, Maryland on the West Virginia border, a new souvenir of him has surfaced.

Ego, Power, Money, Bernie

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Bernard Kerik had to wait his turn and pass through the metal detector of the courthouse last Thursday just like any civilian. The federal marshals, however, still called him, "Commissioner."

Howard Safir Will Not Face Charges For Backing His Vehicle Into Pregnant Joanne Valarezo

nytimes.com | JOHN ELIGON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Manhattan district attorney's office will not charge Howard Safir, the former New York City police commissioner who backed his sport utility vehic...

The NYPD: Image Versus Substance

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Sometimes, the NYPD appears to be more about image than substance. That was certainly the case Friday as First Deputy Commissioner George Grasso took the long walk out of Police Plaza.

Howard and Rudy: Professional Amnesia

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Former police commissioner Howard Safir must still feel he is above the law -- and exempt from telling the truth. Nobody is above the law, not even Rudy Giuliani's top cop.

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.

Howard Safir, Former Police Commissioner, Allegedly Hit Woman With Car: Manhattan DA Looking Into Incident

ny1.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Manhattan district attorney is looking into allegations the city's former police commissioner Howard Safir drove off after knowingly hitting a pre...