Kathleen Horan appears in the following:
Thursday, April 24, 2014
When the city's police department asked Twitter users to post pictures of themselves with officers — and instead of posting smiling tourist pictures, users tweeted out photos of police officers tussling with protesters — Bed-Stuy residents weren't surprised.
Friday, April 18, 2014
The family of Kimani Gray, who was killed by the police a year ago, is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the NYPD.
Monday, April 14, 2014
NYPD veteran officer Dennis Guerra and his partner were overcome by smoke responding to a fire in a Coney Island high-rise.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
As the de Blasio administration attempts to reset the troubled relationship between police and communities of color, WNYC measures the progress in one neighborhood in central Brooklyn.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Security personnel at retail stores will now call 911 instead of individual police contacts if a customer is suspected of shoplifting.
Friday, March 28, 2014
The police department has a new watchdog.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the highest profile city official to march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Monday, since others in the de Blasio administration chose to stay away in protest. The parade forbids LGBT people from carrying signs or wearing paraphernalia that identifies them as gay ...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Deep data at their fingertips.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said marching in the annual St Patrick's Day parade next month doesn’t mean he’s ambivalent about gay rights.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Listen. Be patient. Help. End on a positive note. These are some of the ways Mayor de Blasio wants his NYPD to treat New Yorkers in a post stop-and-frisk era.
Friday, January 31, 2014
As the city moves toward implementing stop and frisk reforms, one effort in particular will be altered in the coming months. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the plan includes improving a program known as Operation Impact which floods high crime neighborhoods with rookie cops.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Elected officials, civil libertarians and other New Yorkers look forward as Mayor de Blasio begins making good on his promise to end stop and frisk as we know it.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Police reform advocates say it's about time the city drop its appeal in the stop and frisk lawsuits, and they expected Mayor Bill de Blasio to do so by now.
Friday, January 17, 2014
In New York City, 30 percent of all shootings are tied to youth gang rivalries. There are over 300 street crews in the city, loosely affiliated gangs that battle mainly over turf. The rivalries often play out in rap videos made by the gangs and posted on YouTube. Those videos - and threats of violence in their lyrics - are being used as evidence by New York City police to make arrests. Brooke talks with WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan about this policing technique.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Wednesday evening that part of the stop and frisk "problem” has been solved since the numbers of street stops performed by the NYPD continues to plummet.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
About 1,800 people were arrested during the 2004 event, and many claimed the NYPD had violated their constitutional rights by conducting unwarranted mass arrests and holding people in terrible conditions.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
A downtown bar known for cheap booze, cheese fries and local characters is closing. Milady's was a holdout in SoHo, a place customers said they'll dearly miss.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
A federal grand jury has indicted an Indian diplomat charged with visa fraud and lying on an application about how much she paid a domestic worker. The case against 39-year-old Devyani Khobragade is focusing attention on the broader issue -- how foreign officials treat workers in their employ. The diplomat's arrest last month prompted outrage and fiery protests in India.
Monday, January 06, 2014
Extra vans, staff and outreach for those most vulnerable to the bitter cold.
Thursday, January 02, 2014
Nearly 20 years after being pushed out of the NYPD by Mayor Giuliani, Bill Bratton is the top cop in New York City once again. "Who says you can't come home again," the commissioner joked.