It turns out the NYPD doesn’t actually know why assaults on city cops are up 23 percent this year. Makes it rather tough to do anything about it, doesn’t it? The stat was the one cloud in Police Commissioner James O’Neill’s monthly report this week. The rest of the news was great — overall crime...
O’Neill, named Tuesday as the city’s next police commissioner, tweeted a throwback Thursday pic of himself from the 1990’s alongside TV heartthrob Tom Selleck sporting similar facial hair.
In taking over as police commissioner with an election next year, James P. O’Neill assumes the most political unelected post in city government.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton can claim there’s no quotas for cops until he’s NYPD blue in the face — but that doesn’t make it true.
The video clips of black men gunned down by police officers left new NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill rattled as both a cop and a citizen.