So there's a deal: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn keeps Ray Kelly as police commissioner if she's elected mayor, according to the NY Post.
City Council Speaker and mayoral front-runner Christine Quinn, who appeared to favor reappointing Ray Kelly police commissioner, meets with former Police Commissioner Bratton.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was not in the holiday spirit as he prepared to set off from the Plaza on his Christmas Eve stroll.
Newly obtained NYPD documents, prepared in 2003 and 2004, provide an insight into how the Intelligence Division operated in the aftermath after 9/11 as it sought to protect the city against another terrorist attack.
It is that time of the year, when pundits start writing their top ten lists as if every American really wants to read the top most influential, best-l...
I stood on the corner of 49th Street and 7th Avenue completely stunned. I had just seen a man die. No, I had just seen a man killed. I leaned against the wall of a building, trying to catch my breath as the sun beat down on my face.
This past week a young NYPD officer's random act of kindness toward a man experiencing homelessness captivated national media headlines and the hearts of many Americans alike.
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.
New York City Police Officer Larry DePrimo offered a homeless man true human kindness -- basic goodness -- no strings attached, no dogma connected, no qualifications required or requested. Religions have been started with less.
Police officers and brass of smaller burghs take note: nowadays most New Yorkers show great respect to the NYPD. And not because they demand it with violence, bullying, or bossiness -- but because of officers like Larry DePrimo.
Some might view the job of the NYPD's deputy commissioner of Public Information as a stepping stone to fame and fortune.
Stops are no minor inconvenience; they can be traumatic, violating and humiliating. The Center for Constitutional Rights has heard testimonies from people who experienced a range of inappropriate and abusive behaviors by police.
No New Yorker should ever forget the 1989 Central Park jogger case, not for the media attention it received, but for the gross miscarriage of justice it represents.
On Monday, NYCHA chairman John Rhea visited a public housing complex that had been without power, water, or heat since Hurricane Sandy. He told the residents they would be required to pay full rent despite having no services, but that they'd get a rent credit in January, calling it "a nice little Christmas present."
Given the expanding power of the NYPD, it was interesting to hear members of the Bloomberg administration articulate their opposition to the Community Safety Act, legislation seeking to increase transparency and oversight.
The first installment in this series reviewed President Eisenhower's prescient warnings about "the military-industrial complex...endanger[ing] our lib...