Bill de Blasio is NYC's mayor now. Ray Kelly and his racist stop and frisk program are gone. In his place is the new police commissioner, William Bratton. And it seems we may have simply traded stop and frisk for another annoying NYPD tactic. Read more...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the final weeks of New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly's 12-year tenure, the spotlight has been focused on the city's falling crime rate and the NYPD's aggressive use of policing tactics like stop-and-frisk.
If, as Gilbert and Sullivan wrote, a policeman's lot is not a happy one, pity poor Ray Kelly. After 12 years as the longest-serving and most powerful police commissioner in New York City history, Kelly feels he is departing One Police...Show More Summary
"ALL terrorism is theater!" said the departing -- to my sorrow -- New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. I wrote down this quote in the back of my daily calendar book so long ago that I had forgotten it. Then, last week I heard...Show More Summary
When Ray Kelly leaves his spot as Police Commissioner of the NYPD at the end of the year, he may or may not become the head of security at an investment bank like JPMorgan. What's for sure is that he'll join the Greater Talent Network as one of its exclusive speakers. [ more › ]
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
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.
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
New York's ultra-wealthy elite sure are going to miss departing Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. After taking a meeting with Henry Kissinger on Monday, Kelly was later feted by Tina Brown at a dinner with Jeff Zucker, Cynthia McFadden, financier Don Marron, and Richard "Gag Reflex" Cohen, among other rich people. Read more...
Here’s what journalism has become: If you want to get the pulse of the people about an outgoing police commissioner of the biggest city in the country, don’t run a poll. Or don’t look at prior polls or statistics about said police commissioner. After all, that may not fit the pre-determined narrative desired.
It is difficult to know how or where to begin in describing Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's crybaby interview in Playboy magazine, which appears just before a color spread of a young woman frolicking nude in the outdoors amidst the title...Show More Summary
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly shit-talked to Playboy this month about how all the Democratic mayoral candidates treated him like shit during their campaigns. In particular, he called out Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio as "absolutely" full of shit. Show More Summary
That’s New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly commenting on Hillary Clinton in a Playboy interview. Kelly says Clinton “can speak on virtually any subject.” And then: PLAYBOY: Do you think she would make a good president? KELLY: I think she’d make a good anything. Now read this:Foggy Crystal Ball (Nov 14, 2013) Paul Ryan Looking […]