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NYPD detective who lost toes in motorcycle wreck could face charges

EXCLUSIVE: A veteran NYPD detective could face departmental charges after he was assigned to drive to Long Island on official business but used his personal motorcycle without approval. New York News – NY Daily News

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NYPD: Pedestrian struck and killed by bus

The NYPD is investigating an accident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a city bus in Queens. WNYW – NYC News

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Extra, Extra: NYPD Teaching Officers To Be Funnier On Twitter

Extra, Extra: NYPD Teaching Officers To Be Funnier On Twitter

Because Kanye West wants you to stand-up, check out today’s end-of-day links: owls & cats get along, NYPD Twitter humor handbook, Ray Rice visits New Rochelle, Hasidic Jews arrested for pot deal, and dog claps his tail. Don’t forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top […]

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NYPD: Woman Walking In Clinton Hill Sexually Assaulted Twice In One Hour

NYPD: Woman Walking In Clinton Hill Sexually Assaulted Twice In One Hour

Police say that a woman walking on a Brooklyn street was threatened and sexually assaulted twice by two different suspects in one hour. [ more › ] Gothamist

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Pre-Pilot Program, a Test Run for One NYPD Body Camera

Public Advocate James at a body-worn camera press conference (photo: Rob Abruzzese) NEW YORK—Last week, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton unveiled the two body cameras that would be used in a pilot program by his department: the VieVu LE3 and the Axon Flex by TASER. During the press conference, two police officers modeled the devices and the […]

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New training for NYPD after chokehold

New York City police officers will get three days of annual training on how to properly use force following the chokehold death of an unarmed man this summer, police commissioner William Bratton said Monday. The initiative is part of an overall effort to repair community relations and change the culture of the department, Bratton said. […]

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NYPD is as diverse as New York City itself: study

NYPD is as diverse as New York City itself: study Critics of New York's Finest argue that city cops can't relate to the Big Apple's minority communities — but a new study shows that the NYPD is virtually as diverse as the city it serves. Criticism intensified after Eric Garner, a black man from … […]

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NYPD: Terror threat more complex than ever

Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. While there is no specific threat against New York ahead of the Thursday commemoration, the rising power of disparate militant groups around the world presents the […]

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Bratton: Training On Tap For NYPD Officers In Wake Of Eric Garner Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD officers will get annual training on the use of force following the police custody death of Eric Garner on Staten Island. In a hearing before a City Council committee Monday, Bratton said a pilot program will begin in November with three precincts. It will eventually […]

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Santiago Hernandez Claims Police Brutality In NYPD Beating Caught On Video

The New York City Police Department‘s Internal Affairs division is investigating an incident in which a number of officers were caught on tape apparently beating a Bronx man during an arrest. Santiago Hernandez, a 23-year-old out on parole after serving six years in prison for a gang assault when he was 14, says police frisked […]

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NYPD looking for serial robber in Bronx

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection to 3 robberies in the same Bronx neighborhood. WNYW – NYC News

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311 callers to get NYPD callback

New Yorkers who call 311 to report quality-of-life violations will get a call back from police asking if the problem was handled to their satisfaction. The NYPD reportedly issued an order last month making it clear the department believes a little customer service could go a long way to improve community relations. WNYW – NYC […]

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60 NYPD cops set to begin wearing body cameras in pilot program

The pilot program is set to begin with cops in five different precincts, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is expected to announce Thursday afternoon. New York News – NY Daily News

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NYPD copter rescues man who had heart attack aboard ship

A man was rescued by an NYPD helicopter after he went into cardiac arrest aboard a ship off the coast of Breezy Point, Queens, Thursday, cops said. The 47-year-old victim… | Metro | New York Post

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NYPD to test body cameras

The NYPD is beginning a pilot program outfitting about 60 cops with body cameras. That is a tiny fraction of the 35,000-strong police force, but it has the potential to drastically change the way policing occurs in our city and encourage best behavior on both sides of the camera. Commissioner Bill Bratton said putting body […]

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