Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and his management team destroyed five years' worth of emails and text messages relating to the NYPD's illegal quota system, according to recent filings in a federal class action lawsuit against the city. [ more › ]
The erstwhile commissioner, who blames minority communities for tension between police and civilians, also wants cops to try out body cameras.
Despite a record of plunging crime over his 12-year tenure, ex-Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has sat quietly in the face of regular slams from his successor and the new mayor....
Former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is taking a few new shots at Mayor de Blasio’s handling of the NYPD.
Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly believes the case against the accused Baltimore cops is “weak.” …Kelly joined a growing number of pundits who think Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby overreached in bringing charges against the six officers involved in the death of Freddy Gray. “The case is perceived as being weak,” Kelly [...]
Former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly joined a growing number of pundits who think the Baltimore prosecutor's case against the six officers involved in the death of Freddy Gray is overreaching.
Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and MSNBC host Al Sharpton were about to come to an agreement on the necessity of body cameras on police officers Tuesday morning when Sharpton threw an elbow, saying, "I welcome late converts."
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
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Matthew Feeney 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...Show More Summary
Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly—who once warned against police officers being equipped with body-cameras—is now coming out in support of the recording technology. Kelly's reversal, he noted on ABC's This Week on Sunday, was prompted...Show More Summary
It took the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in the back by a white police officer in South Carolina to get former New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly to backtrack on earlier statements opposing mandatory body cameras on police officers.
The shooting of an unarmed black man by a cop in South Carolina has made former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly a believer in police body cameras.
Ray Kelly Comes Around On Body Cameras The horrifying footage of an African-American man being shot while fleeing a white police officer in South Carolina was enough to convince former New York police chief Ray Kelly all police officers should wear body cameras. “It’s a game-changer,” Kelly said...
Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly told This Week Sunday morning the Walter Scott shooting had caused him to reverse his previous position and support body cameras on police officers.
New York City's Department of Investigation released a report on 10 illegal NYPD chokeholds since 2009. Former Commissioner Ray Kelly rejected all 6 that were recommended for disciplinary action. Read the rest
Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly tried to ease back some of the rhetoric on Morning Joe Monday a.m., saying that NYPD union chief Pat Lynch had gone too far when he claimed that Gotham Mayor Bill de Blasio had "blood on his hands" for the murder of two NYPD officers in Bedstuy Saturday night.
Former NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly, a major proponent of the Stop and Frisk policies that current Gotham Mayor Bill de Blasio made a major issue in his campaign, told ABC News Sunday morning that de Blasio ran an "anti-police campaign," part of the reason officers turned their backs on him during a press conference Saturday night.
POLICING AS A NUMBERS-DRIVEN SHAKEDOWN SCHEME: No, it’s not a race thing. It’s a Ray Kelly thing. That man singlehandedly ruined this department. When I came up as a rookie, you were assigned an older cop who had been around and knew what they were doing. We were taught that you catch more flies with […]
"When I came up as a rookie, you were assigned an older cop who had been around and knew what they were doing. We were taught that you catch more flies with honey. Basically, if you let the small things go — like the guy selling loosies...Show More Summary