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
SADLY, AN “ACTUAL DEBATE” ABOUT A CHARGED SUBJECT AT AN IVY LEAGUE SCHOOL IS NEWS NOWADAYS: An Actual Debate About Rape At Brown. But don’t get too excited: “Since this is Brown, where then NYC police commissioner Ray Kelly was shouted down and prevented from speaking, the planning for the debate came with several indicators […]
Former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly will lose his 10-member security detail at the end of the year, a police source said Monday.
Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has spent the last year enveloped by a 10-man security detail, but it's set to vanish like Cinderella's pumpkin at the stroke of January 1st, DNAinfo reports. [ more › ]
The 2014 Veterans Day Parade is shaping up as one semper fine celebration. The annual event honoring America’s military heroes will pay particular attention this year to the Marine Corps, the featured military branch.
The latest law enforcement official to enter into the "debate" over phone encryption is none other than NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, most famous around Techdirt for being "not Ray Kelly." Bratton sees eye-to-eye with pretty much every...Show More Summary
Former NYPD police chief Ray Kelly is still telling his stop-and-frisk story to whoever will listen. The story is -- and always has been -- that if the NYPC isn't allowed to make hundreds of thousands of unconstitutional stops every year, the city will slide back into lawlessness. Show More Summary
Ray Kelly, the NYPD's longest-running commissioner ever and one of the people responsible for its current status as a violent law-enforcement behemoth, is still talking about stop-and-frisk. If Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't appeal last year's federal lawsuit against the department's use of the tactic, he said yesterday, "people will suffer." Read more...
Ray Kelly is writing a memoir. The former NYC Police Commissioner, known for his work slashing crime in NYC, establishing a counter-terrorism operation post 9/11 and the controversial stop-and-frisk policy, has signed a book deal with Hachette Books. Show More Summary
New York’s former top cop Raymond Kelly will take on his critics in a memoir detailing how the NYPD thwarted terrorism and made historic reductions in crime during his tenure.
He was cautious and deliberate. I left the 30 minute interview almost shocked. Ray Kelly, the proud former Marine and New York's longest serving police commissioner, is as strong a supporter of the police as they come. Kelly had a 47 year career in the NYPD. Show More Summary
When the guy who basically created the stop-and-frisk policy calls out the Ferguson Police Department is a racist organization, as well as incompetent and unprofessional, that is a big deal.
Ray Kelly's tenure as commissioner of the NYPD included the violent dismantling of Occupy Wall Street and the 2004 Republican National Convention protests, the killing of unarmed black men like Ramarley Graham, Sean Bell, and Tamon Robinson,...Show More Summary
New York City’s former top cop advised St. Louis officials Monday to come clean about the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager because “the toothpaste is out of the tube here.”
As New York City's Police Commissioner for a dozen years under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Ray Kelly helped foil 16 terrorist plots against the city. Mr. Kelly, 72, left that job at the beginning of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Siegel: A funny thing happened on the way to New York City becoming some sort of police state: Democracy worked. On their overdue way out, Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Commissioner Ray Kelly responded to mounting public anger and racialShow More Summary
Greg Kelly, son of former NYPD police chief Ray Kelly, proved what a dirtbag on Saturday when, as FOX reporter Anna Gilligan rode a zip-line at a new water park in New Jersey, Kelly couldn't keep his comments about Gilligan's body to himself. Read more...
Police Commissioner William Bratton said he’d discontinue the policy of his predecessor, Ray Kelly, of spying on Muslims, but has yet to fully make good on that promise. As The Times’s Joseph Goldstein reported, the department is still running a program that singles out Muslims in a problematic way, this time to recruit them as […]
Father Ray Kelly sang a ‘Hallelujah’ cover earlier this month that was meant to be a surprise for the bride and groom at a wedding, but has instead turned the Irish priest into a surprise celebrity himself. Video of the performance, delivered at Oldcastle church in Meath, Ireland, was uploaded to YouTube and quickly went