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Bratton Protesters Force Council to Clear Public Hearing

Thursday, March 12, 2015

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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has become such a lightning rod that the City Council had to close a public hearing with him Thursday.

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Broken Windows Might Be to Blame for Strife Between de Blasio, Cops

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

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As the mayor ends the era of excessive stop-and-frisk policing, his alternative strategy poses new problems for the NYPD.

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Tension Amid Celebration at NYPD Graduation

Monday, December 29, 2014

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Mayor de Blasio received a tepid reception as he addressed hundreds of new police officers at a graduation for the New York Police Department. 

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Cardinal Showcases Support for NYPD at Sunday Mass

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Dolan singled out the NYPD's leadership from the pulpit and expressed solidarity with the police.

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Watch: Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner Bratton Address Police Shootings

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Calling the shooting of two police officers in Bedford-Stuyvesant "an execution," a somber Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was joined by the mayor last night for a press conference.

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What's at Stake in the Eric Garner Case

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

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A decision on whether an NYPD officer will face charges in the Staten Islander's death may come down as early as today. Already, it's bringing police-community relations to the fore.

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Activists Say Rookie Officers Shouldn't Be Patrolling Public Housing

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The shooting of an unarmed man in an East New York public housing development has the public questioning "Operation Impact."

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NYPD Calls Shooting Death of Unarmed Man 'Unfortunate Tragedy'

Friday, November 21, 2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the shooting of an unarmed man in an East New York Housing complex Thursday night was likely an accident.

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The City Council Speaker Has Inhaled

Thursday, November 13, 2014

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"If you are asking if I have ever smoked marijuana? Yes," said Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who favors full legalization.

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Citations Not Cuffs for Low-Level Pot Possession in NYC

Monday, November 10, 2014

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The new policy is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign promise to reform NYPD practices that disproportionately affect blacks and Latinos.

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Lawmaker: Bratton Should Lead Secret Service

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

California Congresswoman Janice Hahn said Monday that Bratton would be the "perfect pick" to take over the troubled agency.

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NYPD Culture Shift Is Goal of New Training

Monday, September 08, 2014

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The plan to re-train the entire city police-force will cost about $25 million and begin this fall. The effort is the NYPD’s response to Eric Garner's death in police custody in July.

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Police Officers Rarely Disciplined by NYPD for Misconduct

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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After the death of Eric Garner in police custody, a review board said the NYPD took little or no disciplinary action in 10 chokehold cases.

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A Grand Jury to Consider Charges in Eric Garner Death

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Staten Island District Attorney says he's asking a grand jury to hear evidence in the death of Eric Garner after the medical examiner ruled it a homicide.

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Mayor and Police Respond to Uptick In Shootings

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city's police force is zeroing in on the sites of 23 shootings this past weekend.

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City Sells BK to DNC for 2016

Monday, August 11, 2014

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As the Democratic National Committee weighs NYC's 2016 convention bid, local leaders say Brooklyn is ready for its close-up.

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Sharpton and Staten Island Protesters Will Drive, Not March

Saturday, August 09, 2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton says demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner will convene on Staten Island but will not march on foot across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

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Bratton: NYPD Closing In on Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swappers

Friday, August 08, 2014

The flag swap raised concerns about the state of security at the Brooklyn Bridge.

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After Death in Custody, a Test and Opportunity for Bratton

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Whatever comes out of the Eric Garner investigation, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said one thing is clear: officers need more training, beginning with the use of force.

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Mayor Promises Full Investigation Into Fatal Staten Island Arrest

Friday, July 18, 2014

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Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's ordered a "full and thorough investigation" into the death of a Staten Island man who died Thursday while in police custody.

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