NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly telling a small group of law enforcement and security experts that there's a ''significant possibity'' of another terrorist attack; that al Qaeda has regrouped since the end death of Osama bin Laden. New Yorkers...Show More Summary
New York City Police Chief Ray Kelly has spent years defending the harassment of minorities via the PD's stop-and-frisk program. Kelly (and Mayor Bloomberg) have constantly pointed to the decline in violent crime stats as evidence the program works (and as justification for its unconstitutional aspects). Show More Summary
The news that William Bratton is coming back as Police Commissioner, replacing the outgoing Ray Kelly for the second time, is bound to put any New Yorker of a certain age in mind of the Yankees of the mid-seventies, when George Steinbrenner...Show More Summary
Let's cut right to the chase. Ray Kelly and Bill Bratton don't like each other. Don't like each other? Let's get real. They hate each other. Their disagreements are not just about police policy. With them it is personal. That's the back...Show More Summary
Will police veteran Bill Bratton reform Ray Kelly's policies on stop-and-frisk, racial profiling,and other issues that particularly affect minorities? The post What The Next NYC Police Commissioner Could Mean For Stop-And-Frisk Culture appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Later this morning, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will announce William Bratton's appointment as the next commissioner of the New York Police Department. Bratton, who will replace Ray Kelly, served as NYPD commissioner from 1994 to 1996 under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Read more...
by Alex Balk "Only one other police commissioner has ever accepted taxpayer-funded police protection after leaving office." —GUESS! 0 Comments The post Guess Whose Precedent-Setting Footsteps Ray Kelly Is Following In appeared first on The Awl.
New York City is widely expected to descend into bedlam when Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio takes office in January, but fearful taxpayers should rest easy knowing that if nothing else, Ray Kelly will be safe. [ more › ]
Over at DNAinfo, Murray Weiss is reporting from police sources that Ray Kelly will keep a 10-officer, $1.5 million a year police detail in his retirement. Kelly will justify the cost, it seems, by relying on an assessment from the NYPD's...Show More Summary
I read now that New York Mayor-elect de Blasio is considering bringing back Bill Bratton as Police Commissioner to replace Ray Kelly. This continues an odd cycle of reinvention concerning these two men that demonstrates to me that when...Show More Summary
Per a recommendation from the NYPD's Intelligence Division, departing New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly will receive a 10-officer, 24-hour security detail when he retires early next year, costing New York City tax payers an estimated $1.5 million per year. Show More Summary
Last month, Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly cut the ribbon on Staten Island's first new police precinct since the 1960s. Unfortunately, the gleaming 121st Precinct got an unwelcome gift from a robbery suspect this weekend. [ more › ]
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has not publicly expressed an opinion on his successor, but it does speak volumes that he's relegating his still-TBD replacement's transition team to a trailer well beyond the securely-guarded doors of 1 Police Plaza. [ more › ]
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly may think of SantaCon as an event that "makes New York New York," but plenty of NY lawmakers are not too enthused about the yearly stampede of Santas getting drinky, barfy and lewd on city streets. A number...Show More Summary
Operation Crew Cut, a push by the NYPD to curb violence among the city's youth, has lowered the homicide rate among 13 to 21-year-olds by more than half, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced at press conference today. But while Crew...Show More Summary
On Friday afternoon, a group of well-to-do New Yorkers sat down to lunch at the Waldorf-Astoria to hear former Vice President Dick Cheney, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, TV's Dr. Mehmet Oz, and baseball personality Bobby Valentine give speeches. Donors paid $500/plate for the privilege of hearing these men impart their wisdom. [ more › ]
Last week we learned that the NYPD's Midtown North Precinct sent letters to businesses in Hell's Kitchen, urging them not to participate in Santacon, the annual excuse to dress like Santas, sexy elves, and reindeer while "urinating, littering, vomiting and vandalizing" Bloomberg-sanitized streets. Show More Summary
A couple of good Samaritans were honored by top NYPD brass yesterday for their work stopping a man charged with groping young girls around Park Slope. [ more › ]
This is progressive leadership! Bombshel Reveal: Bill de Blasio getting policy advise from ex Convict group funded by George Soros Forget Ray Kelly, Bill de Blasio is getting his policing advice from the real experts — hardened criminals. A...Show More Summary