A whistle-blowing detective inside the NYPD's Intelligence Division is warning of an impending tragedy because of the shenanigans of a key boss.
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."
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, said to be traveling in Israel, picked a good week to be out of town. There was plenty of bad NYPD news while he was gone.
New York City was going to be the place where the man accused of organizing the 9/11 attack met American justice. Now, that's all over. And so, perhaps, is Obama's plan to end the Bush-era assault on the Constitution.
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.
Intel's head of Dignitary Protection has so much time on his hands that he's moonlighting as security muscle for both baseball and Ray Kelly's new pals, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony.
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.
July, 2010: After visiting Bernie Kerik in prison, Geraldo Rivera reports, "A true American hero is a victim of a miscarriage of justice."
On the night before Christmas, former police commissioner Bill Bratton finally received an answer to his longstanding dinner invitation to Ray Kelly.
For yet a third time, a federal judge has ordered the NYPD to release 2,000 pages of secret documents, showing how it spied on legal protesters at the 2004 Republican National Convention.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and his wife Veronica must be feeling pretty smug. They have forced out the Police Foundation's longtime and conscientious executive director Pamela Delaney.
With crime at historic lows and the police commissioner enjoying high public approval, one might think the NYPD would extend basic respect to police reporters. Think again.
Perhaps we should be relieved the feds are trying Khalid Sheikh Mohamed. If left to the locals, we might have a lapse like City Hall's invitation to a Brooklyn imam linked to the first World Trade Center attack.
This country was born of a revolution that overthrew the rule of royalty. Why should it be ruled by pseudo royals like Bloomberg who have no respect for truth or justice?
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.
The Daily News seems unable physically, emotionally and intellectually to place blame where it belongs when something goes wrong inside the NYPD.