Serious crime is down for the month, and shootings and murders have eased.
The mayor feared his second term would be doomed if crime rose and he did nothing, sources said.
Officer Peter Liang must go to trial on reckless murder charges for accidentally killing Akai Gurley.
The mayor and City Council are apparently working to hire more officers after months of refusals.
And it's not just murders and shootings that are increasing across most of New York City.
Judge blasted officer for 11th hour attempt to switch lawyers as a pension-saving ruse.
Bronx DA's staying firm with officers facing loss of jobs and lucrative pensions for dumping tickets.
The NYPD bought hallucinogenic mushrooms and meals at Peter Luger Steak House in the past five years.
Det. Patrick Cherry has been placed on modified duty and transferred out of his elite command.
The NYPD has tracked down two veteran officers who changed Wikipedia pages about police brutality cases.
The firebrand PBA boss should have been more conciliatory with the mayor, his would-be replacements say.
Pat Lynch said he expressed the raw emotions of rank-and-file patrolmen after two officers were killed.
NYPD is teaching a new takedown move to avoid another Eric Garner tragedy.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said he believes the NYPD is back on track following arrest slowdown.
NYPD rank-and-file anger at Mayor de Blasio could spill over onto Commissioner Bratton, sources say.
Get our daily New York City news and alerts!
Thank you for signing up!
Would you like to sign up for additional newsletters?
Thank you for signing up for additional newsletters.