Streams

 

Nypd

WNYC News

Appeals Court Ruling Clears Way for Stop-and-Frisk Reforms

Friday, October 31, 2014

WNYC
The long-lasting court battle over the NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk appears to finally be over.

Comment

WNYC News

Days Before He Was to be Promoted, Top NYPD Official Steps Down

Friday, October 31, 2014

Philip Banks III was the department's highest uniformed officer and highest-ranking minority. 

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Know Your Rights, Subway Platform Performers!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A viral video of a guitarist on a subway platform being arrested by a police officer is making rounds on social media: was the officer wrong in arresting him?

Comments [15]

WNYC News

Three-Year-Old Girl Beaten to Death in NYC

Monday, October 20, 2014

Police found Jeida Torres unconscious and unresponsive Saturday afternoon in Bushwick.

Comment

WNYC News

Bratton Pledges To Fight for Controversial Policing Strategy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WNYC
Some advocates call the "Broken Windows" approach to policing racist, but the NYPD commissioner said there'd be no change. 

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Students of Color Say Unequal Treatment Common in Park Slope

Friday, October 10, 2014

WNYC
At a packed town hall meeting on Friday night, teens and residents of Park Slope, Brooklyn, discussed the unequal treatment of non-white students by police.

Comments [1]

Schoolbook

Shooting Near School Sparks Call for More Police

Friday, October 10, 2014

More than a week after a school's parent coordinator was wounded in gunfire, the head of her union is calling for more of a police presence outside city schools.
Read More

Comments [2]

WNYC News

Report Says NYPD Officers Continue to Use Chokeholds

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A new report from a watchdog agency says chokehold complaints are on the rise and discipline has been lacking.

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Ray Kelly Remembers the Height of NYC Crime

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In 1990 there were 2,605 murders in NYC. As part of Brian Lehrer's "25 Years in 25 Days," the former police commissioner discusses the bad old days and what's changed.

Comments [21]

WNYC News

De Blasio Defends Top Aide Despite Relationship With NYPD Critic

Friday, September 26, 2014

WNYC
Mayor Bill de Blasio brushed off questions about the future of Rachel Noerdlinger on Friday.

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Sunset Park and NYPD

Friday, September 26, 2014

A discussion on the video of a violent encounter in Sunset Park between NYPD officers and the pregnant mother of a suspect has sparked outrage.

Comments [18]

WNYC News

Spotlight on Safety in Public Housing

Thursday, September 25, 2014

WNYC
A summer safety program at Bed-Stuy's Tompkins Houses shows just how tough crime-fighting can be. Fifteen housing projects account for almost 20 percent of all violent crime in the city.

Comment

WNYC News

Sunset Park Residents Worried About Latest Police Altercation

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The NYPD is investigating an altercation between police and a visibly pregnant woman captured on video over the weekend in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. 

Comments [2]

WNYC News

Rookie Officer Killed, Eight Injured in Crash of NYPD Van

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Investigators are looking into why the van struck a jersey barrier on the Bruckner Expressway early Sunday morning.

Comments [2]

WNYC News

Dueling Views of Eric Garner's Autopsy

Friday, September 19, 2014

WNYC
What's the difference between "neck compression" and a "chokehold"? Ask the police union, which is dismissing another report on the death of Eric Garner.

Comment

WNYC News

Hate Crimes Up Heading Into Jewish High Holy Days

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

WNYC
With continued unrest in the Middle East, the NYPD is beefing up security in advance of the Jewish High Holy Days and the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Deadly Force for Broken Windows

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

WNYC investigative reporter Robert Lewis discusses his examination of the record of the police officer who put the chokehold on Eric Garner.

Comments [26]

WNYC News

This Is the Face of Broken Windows

Monday, September 15, 2014

WNYC
Far from a rogue cop, the officer who applied the fatal chokehold to Eric Garner was the personification of the NYPD strategy of making low-level arrests to prevent more serious crime.

Comments [23]

WNYC News

NYPD Culture Shift Is Goal of New Training

Monday, September 08, 2014

WNYC
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.

Comment

WNYC News

Bratton: NYPD Officers Will Wear Body Cameras this Fall

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The NYPD commissioner thinks body cameras will become standard police equipment, like a bulletproof vest or radio. 

Comments [1]