The Commish

Friday, October 19, 2007

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly looks at the city's counter-terrorism measures and reflects on his career, 15 years after his first appointment as Commissioner under Mayor Dinkins.
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Ray Kelly

Comments [8]

World's Toughest Milkman from the_C_train

Issuing licenses to illegals is utterly idiotic, and more so for the inane reasons Kelly and Suozzi stated. There is no guarantee that people will come out "of the dark", they might be more inclined that it is a path to deportation, also since they are here illegally who is to say that any of their paper if they have any at all are legitimate, stopping after a hit-and-run, since when has having a license ever been a deterrent from that! And the biggest fkn fairytale about insurance prices going down, holy shite you must be kidding, hey there's the easter bunny, the chanukah man, oh I mean "person" coming with the tooth fairy.

HJS, care to elaborate or post some references, I'm interested in this ststement, some back up please!
is Mr. Kelly aware that police statistic are misreported to make it appear as though crime goes down and does he support this practice?"

Oct. 21 2007 12:12 AM
Waldo from Manhattan

I hope somebody will tell Colbert and Stewart that Kelly tivos and watches them? I'd guess that under that quiet and "strong" demeanor, Kelly's a guy who sees the warts on politicians and gets a kick out of the Comedy Central guys who see the warts too.

What Jeremy Posner says about the Republican Convention: me too.

Oct. 19 2007 11:24 PM
Michele from Forest Hills

I disagree that the "new public squares" are centered around libraries. I've observed that the new public squares are "lifestyle malls". Typically something outside NYC, they have invaded our five boroughs! Atlas Park in Queens is a classic example.

Oct. 19 2007 11:25 AM
Michele from Forest Hills

What about that awful concrete plaza across the street from the Javitz Center. Ugh, how depressing! It's as if the designers said, "let's develop a place with no trees or grass whatsoever for easy maintenance!"

Oct. 19 2007 11:15 AM
Cerisse Anderson from Pelham NY

I was hoping to hear Mr. Kelly address one of the biggest failings of 9/11--the communication failures of police and fire depts. We won't truly be safe against attack until egos are put aside and technology is harnessed to solve the radio issues. Next time maybe. Thanks.

Oct. 19 2007 10:44 AM
Ted Lattis from Brooklyn

Ray Kelly's favorite shows are The Daily Show and Colbert Report?

Oct. 19 2007 10:39 AM
Jeremy Posner from Manhattan

Kelly generally has a great record. Unfortunately blotted by the handling of demonstrators at the Republican Convention and the Critical Mass bike group. Why doesn't he clean the record by admitting mistakes in these areas ?

Oct. 19 2007 10:22 AM
hjs from 11211

is Mr. Kelly aware that police statistic are misreported to make it appear as though crime goes down and does he support this practice?

Oct. 19 2007 10:18 AM

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