Monday, February 11, 2013
The man accused of firing the shot that killed a New York City police officer during a robbery gone wrong has been found guilty of second-degree murder.
Friday, February 08, 2013
A follow up on some lingering questions from Wednesday's interview with Thomas King of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association. First, BL Show producer Jody Avirgan fact-checks the stats about the number of out-of-state weapons in New York. Then, Paul Browne, Deputy Commissioner at the NYPD, discusses the tools law enforcement has at their disposal to trace illegal guns brought into New York City and State.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Two men accused of shooting a New York City police officer to death in a botched Brooklyn robbery are on trial for murder.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The NYPD is testing a new device that could allow police to detect concealed weapons without a body search. Commissioner Ray Kelly announced the use of the terahertz-wave detection device during a speech before the New York City Foundation Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A federal judge who ruled that certain suspicion-less stops by the New York City Police Department are unconstitutional will allow the stops to resume while the city appeals the ruling.
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
New York City's Law Department is deciding whether to appeal a U.S. District Court Judge's decision that the police department's trespass stops outside certain private buildings in the Bronx is unconstitutional.
Thursday, January 03, 2013
A wounded New York City police officer has left the hospital, while another two were recovering Friday, hours after being shot in separate incidents that left one suspect dead and four under arrest.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Authorities say a New York City couple has been arrested on weapons charges after a substance used to make bombs and papers titled "The Terrorist Encyclopedia" were found in their Greenwich Village apartment.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
By Bob Hennelly
More than 8,800 lawsuits were filed against the NYPD in fiscal year 2011, costing the city more than $185 million, according to a recent report that tracks suits filed against city agencies.
Monday, December 24, 2012
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
The city's largest police union rolled out an ad campaign last week to focus on the more heroic aspects of the work cops do. Union officials said Hurricane Sandy presented the NYPD with a unique opportunity to counteract some of negative press over the past year.
Friday, December 21, 2012
By Beth Fertig
Schools across the country have been reviewing their safety plans since the deadly shooting in Newton, Connecticut. New York City has 5000 school safety agents who are trained by the N.Y.P.D. They guard the entrances of every public school, and there are 88 schools with metal detectors. But is this enough? WNYC's Beth Fertig spoke with WNYC's Marc Garber about the psychology of school safety.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Drugs, bribes, falsifying evidence, unjustified force and kickbacks present opportunities for cops to act like criminals. Robert Kane talks about his study of the nature and causes of police misconduct. To write the book Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department he and Michael White had unprecedented, complete access to the confidential files of NYPD officers who committed serious offenses, examining the cases of more than 1,500 NYPD officers over a 20-year period.