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Civic Center »

De Blasio Budget Doesn't include Funding For 1,000 New Police Officers

The mayor said his $78.3 billion budget prepared the city for future downturns.

Civic Center »

Progressive Groups Tell Mark-Viverito to Drop Push for 1,000 New Police

Mark-Viverito said the City Council is united on the issue and she won't stop pursuing more police.

Washington Heights »

Councilman Donates $30K from OWS Arrest Settlement to Legal Advocacy Group

The money came from a settlement with the city over Ydanis Rodriguez's Occupy Wall Street arrest.

Midtown »

READ THE MEMO: Stop-and-Frisk Rules Change Under New NYPD Edict

The NYPD has issued detailed new rules on when stop-and-frisks can be conducted.

Civic Center »

Machine Gun Toting Police Will Respond to Terrorists and Protesters

NYPD Comissioner Bratton announced a new 350-officer unit assigned to respond to emergencies. 

Central Harlem »

Sharpton, De Blasio End Rumors of Rift With MLK Day Hug

De Blasio spoke at Sharpton's Martin Luther King Jr. event in Harlem Monday.

Civic Center »

Broken Windows and Stop-and-Frisk 'Here to Stay,' Bratton Says

Mayor de Blasio and Bratton announced a 4.6 percent drop in serious crime in 2014.

Stapleton »

Mayor's Police Rhetoric Hit Right Note in Crisis As Critics Question Policy

Groups that helped elect de Blasio say his comments on police and minority relations lag behind policy.

Civic Center »

NYPD Would Have to Tell of Right to Refuse Searches Under New Bill

The law would require officers to identify themselves and explain why an individual was being stopped.

Mott Haven »

Police Body Cameras Welcomed in the Bronx

Mott Haven locals said the cameras will help improve relations between the neighborhood and the police.

East Harlem »

Voters Believe NYPD to Blame for Eric Garner's Death, Poll Shows

At the same time, the Quinnipiac survey says New Yorkers are in favor of aggressive police tactics.

New York City »

Serious Crime Dips in NYC Amid Decline in 'Stop-and-Frisk,' Sources Say

Serious crime went down 2.2 percent during the first two months of 2014, NYPD statistics reveal.  

East Harlem »

Mayor Announces 7 Steps for Better Police Interactions with the Public

Bill de Blasio announced new training protocols during a press conference with Bill Bratton Thursday.

Union Square »

Advocates Petition De Blasio to Make Swift Stop-and-Frisk Reforms

Reform advocates collected signatures from New Yorkers Saturday to expedite proposed changes.

Brownsville »

City to Drop Stop-and-Frisk Appeal, Mayor Says

The city will drop the appeal once a federal court approves proposed reforms to the police tactic.