New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was charged with resisting arrest and multiple traffic violations after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase in Missouri on July 14. The 24-year-old was "clocked by police as going as fast as 143 mph" as they gave chase in St. Show More Summary
Just days after his show was shut down by police in northwest Indiana, Chief Keef announced Thursday he will hold a benefit concert by hologram simultaneously in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles in mid-September.
With Sandra Bland's death, is the conversation finally shifting? Officials found 44-year-old Raynetta Turner dead in a Mt. Vernon Police jail cell in New York State Monday morning, making her the fifth black woman to die jail—that we know of—this month. Show More Summary
A Westchester County, N.Y., mother of eight died in a police holding cell Monday afternoon while waiting to be arraigned for shoplifting, the New York Daily News reports, leaving a grieving husband demanding answers.
Transcripts of meetings of the grand jury that declined to indict a white police officer in the choking death of an unarmed black man in New York last year will remain secret, a state appeals court... To view the full story, click the title link.
A New York state court on Wednesday declined to release details of a grand jury investigation that led to a police officer being cleared of wrongdoing in the death of Eric Garner after his chokehold arrest in Staten Island in July last year. Show More Summary
The New York Times is reporting, A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted on murder charges on Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a driver this month. In the indictment handed down by a grand jury in Hamilton County, the officer, Ray Tensing, is accused of killing the driver, Samuel DuBose, during a traffic...
On Monday, police in Mount Vernon, New York, found Raynetta Turner dead in her holding cell. According to Mayor Ernest Davis, Turner, who was 44, had been arrested for shoplifting on Saturday. Though the cause of her death is still being investigated, Davis has confirmed that Turner reported various medical... More »
The prison worker who just pleaded guilty to helping two inmates escape their cells in upstate New York has detailed her relationship with the convicts to police, according to documents obtained by NBC News. "I believe I helped Inmate...Show More Summary
Police Commissioner William Bratton has apparently seen enough. Last week, he assembled the top brass of the NYPD and directed them to vigorously enforce public-order laws. This comes after some...
New York – A 25-year-old straphanger was stabbed over a seat on the subway in the Bronx, police said Monday.The rider and the suspect (picture), described as being in his late 40s, were quarreling over a seat on a southbound No. 2 train...Show More Summary
A 34-year-old police officer in Watervliet, New York faces several felony counts of criminal sex acts against a 16-year-old girl he met while serving as a school protection officer, WNYT-TV reported. Investigators said Joshua Spratt met the girl while working at Watervliet High School, and engaged...
A former police chief in Mount Pleasant pleaded guilty to downloading hundreds of images of child pornography while on the job.
In typical police fashion, the officer, instead of apologizing, treated the driver as if it were his fault. New York, NY — On April 19, Oliver Wiggins was driving his Nissan Maxima on Glenwood road when he was suddenly t-boned by an NYPD cop. Show More Summary
CompStat is a program that started in the New York Police Department, and several other departments have implemented it since. Officers are held accountable by tracking crime over time. Crime… Tags: FiveThirtyEight, police
They're not the fashion police, so there will be no citation for that ugly fanny pack that you insist on carrying everywhere. But the New York City Police Department would like for you to wear them on the front instead of the back, if you insist on wearing one at all, which apparently you do. -via Jalopnik
NEW YORK CITY — NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said he won’t be around through a second de Blasio term if the mayor wins reelection. "I will not be commissioner for [another] six-and-a-half years — that's the reality,” Bratton said, responding to a question Thursday morning at a meeting with the publication City & State. Show More Summary
Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday at a City and State Newsmakers breakfast he would not complete another term as head of New York City's Police Department even if Mayor Bill de Blasio is re-elected. "I will not be commissioner for six-and-a-half years. Show More Summary
I attended yet another prayer vigil for an unarmed African American shot and killed by a police officer. No, I was not in Ferguson, Baltimore, New York, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Charleston or in the state of Florida. I was here in Memphis, Tennessee. Show More Summary
New York City officials are considering downgrading public urination to a mere violation instead of a misdemeanor offense, in an effort to roll back excessive broken-windows policing. Reducing criminal penalties, however, fails to address the root of the peeing in public problem. Show More Summary