Category: New York Police Department

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Dec
2020

Family Of Man Fatally Shot By NYPD Officer Outraged After Release Of Body Camera FootageFamily Of Man Fatally Shot By NYPD Officer Outraged After Release Of Body Camera Footage

Body camera footage from an incident where a New York City police officer fatally shot a man threatening officers with a knife was released 20 months after the incident, the New York Post reported Tuesday. Kawaski Trawick, 32, was fatally shot by NYPD officers Herbert Davis and Brendan Thompson responding to 911 calls from his […]

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Nov
2020

High-Ranking NYPD Officer Used An Alias To Post Racist Comments On A Police Forum, City Investigation FindsHigh-Ranking NYPD Officer Used An Alias To Post Racist Comments On A Police Forum, City Investigation Finds

A New York Police Department high-ranking official reportedly used an alias to make racist comments on a police message board known for its hostility, according to a city investigation report released on Friday. Deputy Inspector James Francis Kobel reportedly posted “racist, misogynistic, antisemitic, and homophobic” comments under the alias “Clouseau” on the “Law Enforcement Rant” […]

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Oct
2020

Police Departments In Major Cities Refuse To Say How They Are Preparing For Potential Protests Surrounding Election DayPolice Departments In Major Cities Refuse To Say How They Are Preparing For Potential Protests Surrounding Election Day

Police departments in major cities have not responded to requests about how they are preparing for potential protests and violence surrounding election day. Multiple cities have experienced extended periods of civil unrest including protests, riots, and extensive looting resulting in property damage and injury reports.  Around 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard are gearing […]

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Sep
2020

Police Break Up Nearly 300-Person Wedding In NYC For Violation Of Mayor De Blasio’s Pandemic GuidelinesPolice Break Up Nearly 300-Person Wedding In NYC For Violation Of Mayor De Blasio’s Pandemic Guidelines

September 28, 2020 8:31 PM ET Police in New York broke up a wedding of nearly 300 guests for not obeying Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pandemic guidelines, NBC New York reported. New York City sheriffs said they received an anonymous complaint about a large gathering in Queens Friday. When police responded, they found 284 guests […]

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Sep
2020

6-Year-Old, 4 Others Reportedly Shot At Celebration In New York City, Police Say6-Year-Old, 4 Others Reportedly Shot At Celebration In New York City, Police Say

Five people were reportedly shot in what police say was a gang-related shooting at a J’Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn, New York, early Monday morning, the New York Post reported. Approximately 300 people reportedly assembled for the pre-dawn West Indian Day celebration, before the gunfire occurred around 3 a.m., the Post reported. Among those reportedly shot was […]

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Jul
2020

Attorney Says 150 Minneapolis Police Officers Filed Disability Claims, Mostly For PTSD, Following George Floyd DeathAttorney Says 150 Minneapolis Police Officers Filed Disability Claims, Mostly For PTSD, Following George Floyd Death

An attorney says that more than 150 Minneapolis police officers have started the process to file disability claims following the death of George Floyd, mostly for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), numerous sources reported.  In the six weeks after the death of Floyd on May 25, an influx of officers have filed the claims, mentioning […]

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Jul
2020

179 NYPD Officers Reportedly Retire In One Week Amid Crime Surge And Tension With Mayor De Blasio179 NYPD Officers Reportedly Retire In One Week Amid Crime Surge And Tension With Mayor De Blasio

July 09, 2020 10:37 AM ET New York Police Department officers are retiring at a staggering rate amid a crime surge in the city and growing tensions with Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Hill reported Thursday. In the last week, 179 NYPD officers have filed for retirement, which marks a 411% […]

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Jul
2020

New York Woman Who Called Police On Black Man While Walking Dog In Viral Video Hit With MisdemeanorNew York Woman Who Called Police On Black Man While Walking Dog In Viral Video Hit With Misdemeanor

A woman who called the police to accuse a black man of threatening her and her dog in New York City’s Central Park in May is facing misdemeanor charges, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday. Amy Cooper was caught on camera by Christian Cooper in Central Park with an unleashed dog. The situation escalated after […]

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Jun
2020

Protesters Demand $1 Billion Cut To New York Police Department BudgetProtesters Demand $1 Billion Cut To New York Police Department Budget

Protesters gathered Sunday near New York City’s City Hall and demanded a $1 billion cut to the New York Police Department’s budget. The decision about the department’s budget will be made Tuesday. The area in front of New York’s City Hall has now been occupied by protesters. A large poster featuring a letter to Mayor […]

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Jun
2020

New York City Shootings Surge 358% Compared To Last Year Amid Disbanding Of Anti-Crime Police UnitNew York City Shootings Surge 358% Compared To Last Year Amid Disbanding Of Anti-Crime Police Unit

New York City shootings have surged by more than 358% in mid-June when compared with the same time period from 2019, the violence erupting alongside the NYPD’s disbanding of anti-crime units, numerous sources reported. Across the five boroughs of New York, 74 people were wounded in the 55 shootings, a significant increase from the 12 […]

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