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Publicolor's Transformation of East New York Middle School of Excellence in Brooklyn

Publicolor | Posted 01.03.2017 | New York

New York City Police officers have been painting with students at a middle school in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn. The police officer...

Why New York Cops Spent Their Workday Playing With Kids

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics

Fifth-graders at Public School 112 in Brooklyn, New York, were handed mock police badges Tuesday morning instead of name tags or gold stars. Rather th...

NYC's New Crime-Stopping Approach to Animal Cruelty

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 07.23.2016 | New York
Matthew Bershadker

In our efforts to stop animal cruelty, we're making great advances toward all of these goals. This week, we're adding another milestone to that list.

Racist Posts On NY Cop Blog Raise Ire At Time Of Tension

ProPublica | Joaquin Sapien | Posted 04.16.2015 | Black Voices

Racist Posts on NY Cop Blog Raise Ire at Time of Tension by Joaquin Sapien ProP...

Arrests Made In Shooting Of 2 NYPD Cops

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

UPDATE: The two suspects arrested in the shooting of a pair of NYPD officers have been identified as 24-year-old Jason Polanco and 28-year-old Joshua ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Fraternal Order Of Police Wants Attacks On Cops Treated As Hate Crimes | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Fraternal Order of Police said Monday that Congress should expand the federal hate crimes statutes to cover assaults dir...

Dana Liebelson

This Legislation Could Stop The Next Eric Garner Tragedy in New York | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the New York City Council are weighing a number of bills that could change the way police treat civilians like Eric Garner, a...

Another Alleged NYPD Beating Caught On Video

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.08.2014 | Crime

The New York City Police Department's Internal Affairs division is investigating an incident in which a number of officers were caught on tape apparen...

Report: New York Police Recruiting Muslim Informants

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) - New York City police have been recruiting immigrants, most of them Muslims, in the years following the attacks of Sept....

What Happened To This Teen Was A Complete Miscarriage Of Justice

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.26.2013 | New York

Bronx resident Kalief Browder was walking home from a party when he was abruptly arrested by New York City police officers on May 14, 2010. A complete...

Bring Back Bratton

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.27.2013 | New York
Reese Schonfeld

Bill Bratton used to be New York City's Police Commissioner. Before that he was the best police commissioner that Boston ever had, and after that he became the best police commissioner that Los Angeles has ever had.

True Homeland Security

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

How do we scale up these wonderful, individual acts to create a society where it is unthinkable that frostbite is common among the homeless? Or better still: Where it is unthinkable that anyone be homeless?

What Will It Take to End Police Violence?

Nick Malinowski | Posted 09.26.2012 | New York
Nick Malinowski

Although there is no popular mandate for unsubstantiated and illegal arrests, discriminatory stops, frisks and searches, "flaking," murder and gun sales, these actions continue to describe the New York City Police Department.

U.S. Investigates Possible Internet Threat To NYC

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 06.03.2012 | Technology

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement and counterterrorism officials are trying to figure out the significance ...

Monumental Matters

James Peterson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
James Peterson

As the summer ends, and the Monumental 5 case continues to unfold, the eroding relationship -- between police forces and the communities that they are charged to protect -- still begs to be confronted on national media and political platforms.

"Blue Bloods": The Moustache Man Is Back

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Tom Selleck has found the perfect vehicle to bring him back to prime-time television programming. In the new CBS series "Blue Bloods" he plays the patriarch of a New York City dynasty of police enforcers.

NYPD in Black and White

Frank Serpico | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Frank Serpico

The shooting of Officer Edwards was another case of white-cop-shoots-black-man -- and not the first time in New York City history when the black man turned out to be another cop.