A site hosting posts from officers past and present confirms our worst fears about the NYPD
Cops say officers responding to a foot pursuit were chasing the suspect in their squad car when they smashed into the van on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 66th St. in Dyker Heights.
A police reform group is nearing it’s goal of collecting 25,000 signatures in support of NYPD reform.
Last December, a guy named Thomas Georgevitch was arrested for impersonating an NYPD officer. The 40-year-old was known to walk around wearing a bulletproof vest, handcuffs, a radio, and a holstered gun, and the authorities found a stash of fake firearms, ammunition, and badges inside of his Bronx apartment. On... More »
Elsa Waithe, 26 was videotaping anti-police brutality protests on Flatbush Ave. near Sterling Place when she was pushed by a uniformed cop.
The parents of an NYPD sergeant and two others found dead in a Queens home died of “acute carbon monoxide intoxication."
Yesterday, former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly appeared on ABC News’ This Week and said that the recent Walter Scott shooting had reversed his opinion on police body cameras. Kelly, a former body-camera skeptic, said, “We have to assume...Show More Summary
A 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, Johnson was the youngest person ever to pass the city's civil-service exam when he did so at age 16. Two years later, once he had reached the department's minimum service age, he began his highly decorated career as an undercover officer and, later, Johnson graduated from the FBI National Academy. Show More Summary
A lieutenant with the NYPD is being investigated for allowing a known cop impersonator to masquerade as an actual cop, including letting him drive a patrol car and attend precinct roll calls. [ more › ]
An epileptic man is suing the NYPD after cops allegedly denied him medication during an arrest, eventually leading him to suffer two seizures in custody. He was never charged with a crime. [ more › ]
The New York Police Department (NYPD) higher-ups are left furious and embarrassed by their former and current subordinates, who enjoy posting openly racist and xenophobic posts on a popular site, that gained notorious fame and attracts tens of tens of thousands of people daily.
In one post, a Middle Eastern cab driver is termed a "third worlder" who should have his "head split open." Week after week, racist posts appear on Thee Rant, a blog for current or former New York City police officers: African Americans...Show More Summary
It's been over 50 years since NYPD detectives Sonny Grosso and Eddie Egan, along with Federal law enforcement, made the biggest drug bust in U.S. history, nabbing 60 kilos of pure heroin worth $32 million that had arrived from Marseille. Show More Summary
The NYPD is seeking two male suspects they believe to be responsible for the theft of no less than seventeen coin-stuffed self-serve air pump machines across Queens and Brooklyn. [ more › ]
Debra Messing sparkles onscreen as a badass NYPD homicide detective in NBC's "The Mysteries Of Laura," but offscreen, the mom of 11-year-old Roman is just like any other mom, toting her son to sports games and cheering him on from the...Show More Summary
New York Police Department officers repeatedly denied an epileptic man his medication while detaining him in a holding cell, resulting in two seizures and hospitalizations before he could be taken to Brooklyn central booking more than a day later, a new federal lawsuit alleges. Show More Summary
Three men were rushed to Bellevue with stab wounds after a melee in the Union Square subway station around 4:45 this morning. According to an NYPD spokesman, the three victims were involved in a "dispute" with another group. Sources say the fight had its origins on the sidewalk outside Webster Hall, where more than two thirds of New York City's bad energy originates. [ more › ]
While working at NYPD, Michael Rapiejko was at center of 2008 lawsuit over excessive force in choking of driver
NYPD is investigating whether an accused cop impersonator Thomas Georgevitch (left) was allowed to drive police cruiser with the approval of a lieutenant.
Luis Colon sued former NYPD Officer Michael Rapiejko for a 2005 incident in which he said the cop pointed a gun at him and choked him.