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Ray Kelly's Makes His Post-NYPD Plan

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's longest serving police commissioner is going into public speaking after he leaves the department at the end of the year. ...

Let's Hold Off Celebrating America's (and New York's) Declining Murder Rate

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

But before we celebrate too much, let's put the decline of murder in New York City -- and across the entire United States -- in some perspective.

WATCH: Muslim Leader Responds To NYPD Mosque Surveillance Allegations

Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Religion

Linda Sarsour, Executive Director of the Arab Association of New York, joined HuffPost Live to weigh in on the recent report that the NYPD has secretl...

WATCH: Muslim Leader 'Hopeful' De Blasio Can Change NYPD's View Of Muslim-Americans

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | New York

In light of the recent news that the NYPD has been spying on mosques, Arab American Association Director Linda Sarsour weighed in on how this will fig...

NYPD Secretly Designated Entire Mosques As Terrorism Organizations

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 10.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorist organizations, a designation that allows police to use inf...

WATCH: Trayvon Martin's Mother Speaks Out Against Stop-And-Frisk

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York

-- The mother of Trayvon Martin spoke out Sunday against the stop-and-frisk police practice in New York City, saying neither police nor civilians hav...

Armed Teen Shot, Killed After Threatening Police

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A rookie police officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a street early Sunday after he refused to drop his gun and pointed it in the ...

Muslims Slam Potential Homeland Security Secretary

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 08.01.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Muslim-American groups are mounting a growing campaign to quash the potential nomination of New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly as t...

NYPD Commissioner Slams NSA Secrecy

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly slammed the Obama administration for its handling of the National Security Administration scandal -- but not be...

FBI Boston Marathon Bomb Probe Now Focuses On Plot

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 06.26.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev was moved from a hospital to a federal prison medical center while FBI agents shifted...

Kinky Boots and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly

Ken Fallin | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Ken Fallin

Billy Porter plays the bigger-than-life drag performer, Lola, so I had to include his character. So, when I drew Billy, I needed to draw some of his essence, peaking out from behind Lola's lavish, over-the-top costumes, and very theatrical make up.

'93 Bombing Remembered 20 Years Later

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 02.24.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK -- It had to be an accident. Though hard to imagine now, that was the prevailing theory moments after an explosion rocked the World Trade Ce...

NYPD: Person Has Implicated Himself In Boy's 1979 Disappearance

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York City police commissioner says a person who's in custody has implicated himself in the disappearance and death of Etan Patz (A...

LOOK: Ray Kelly, Party Animal

Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

As New York City's top-ranking cop, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has spearheaded a litany of NYPD initiatives, including his unwavering support of st...

The Heroes Who Uncovered The NYPD's Muslim Surveillance

Munira Syeda | Posted 05.05.2012 | Religion
Munira Syeda

The AP team has done an amazing job in its months-long investigation of the NYPD. The revelations come at a critical time when we cannot afford to waste resources or implement ineffective measures in counter-terrorism.

White House Helped Pay For Surveillance Of Muslim Neighborhoods In NYC

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 04.28.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it has no control over how the New York Police Department spends millions of dollars in White ...

NYPD File Urged Increased Tracking Of Shiites, Based Solely On Religion

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Thirty-three civil rights groups from around the country complained to the New York attorney general Friday about police documents th...

Is The NYPD Really Against Muslims?

Daisy Khan | Posted 03.28.2012 | Religion
Daisy Khan

Commissioner Kelly's own actions have proven that he is deeply committed to reaching out to Muslims, and I know that the NYPD is capable of turning the tide from animosity and suspicion to respect and cooperation.

Cop Who Shot Sean Bell Deemed Reckless, Should Be Fired

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.30.2011 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- An undercover police officer who touched off the fatal shooting of an unarmed man outside a rowdy strip club after his bachelor party shou...

WATCH: NYPD, Bloomberg Defend CIA Connection

AP/The Huffington Post | Eileen Sullivan | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York

New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly confirms that a CIA officer is working out of police headquarters but says the spy agency's role at the de...

Child Killer Suspect 'Likes' Facebook Group 'IS YOUR FAMILY SAFE...'

Posted 09.12.2011 | New York

Levi Aron was arrested earlier today in the kidnapping and murder of 8 year-old Leiby Kletzky, The New York Post reports, after authorities raided his...

Officers Cleared Of Rape Charges Promptly Fired By NYPD For Misconduct

Posted 07.26.2011 | New York

The NYPD fired two Manhattan cops today hours after they were acquitted of rape, according to the New York Daily News. Officers Kenneth Moreno and...

Dick Grasso vs. Eliot Spitzer In Next Mayor Race?

Posted 06.15.2011 | New York

The race for the next Mayor of New York is really starting to heat up. Last night Dick Grasso, former chief of The New York Stock Exchange, made a "...

New York's Police Commissioner Receives Service Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly was presented with the George F. Kennan Award for distinguished public service on Wednesday at a bl...

600 Police To Guard World Trade Center Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly says the area around the World Trade Center will eventually have 673 officers a...