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Bratton Points to Dropping Crime Stats to Defend His Tenure as Commissioner

Though the number of NYC shootings is up, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said crime is down overall.

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NYPD's In-House Bee Expert Buzzes Off Into Retirement

Anthony Planakis, 52, retired after 20 years corralling hornets and honeybees for the NYPD.

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Relatives of Those Killed by Police Ask NYPD Watchdog to Probe Use of Force

In the wake of Eric Garner's death, relatives were set to meet with the NYPD Inspector General.

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Eric Garner Was Not Put in a Chokehold, Police Unions Say

NYPD union bosses also said that Mayor Bill de Blasio has not done enough to support officers.

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NYPD Deploying Hundreds More Officers in High-Crime Areas This Summer

There will be more than 300 officers reassigned to precincts with the most shootings.

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Driver Crashes Into Barricade at NYPD Headquarters, Police Say

A driver followed another car into a security checkpoint before hitting a barricade, police said.

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NYPD Union Blasts de Blasio Offer of No Retroactive Raises Despite UFT Deal

Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Pat Lynch blasted the city's offer of no raises.

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NYPD's CompStat Creator Jack Maple May Have Street Renamed After Him

Maple died in 2001, after helping turn NY into one of the safest cities.

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NYPD's Highest Ranking Female Officer Tapped to Lead Community Affairs

Housing Bureau Chief Joanne Jaffe has been tapped to run the NYPD's Community Affairs Bureau.

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Transgender Groups Protest Handling of Islan Nettles' Death

The Manhattan District Attorney's office and the NYPD say the investigation is ongoing.

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Posting NYPD Detectives Overseas Has Been a Waste, Federal Officials Say

The program started by Raymond Kelly doesn't help prevent terror attacks, critics say.

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Gun of NYPD Officer Killed in Iraq Passed to Family Friend

Commissioner Kelly presented the gun of officer James McNaughton to Frank Dello Iacono on Monday.

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Bill Bratton to Inherit NYPD That's Fighting Rising Overall Crime Numbers

The incoming police commissioner will have to grapple with an uptick in major crime categories.

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Police Pored Over Hundreds of Tips and Video in Search for Avonte Oquendo

Investigators said they've looked at nearly 500 videos searching for the missing autistic teen.

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Latino Groups Ask Future Mayor to Hire Pineiro as NYPD Commissioner

They want the mayoral candidates to consider Rafael Pineiro for the position of police commissioner. 

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