Tag Archives: Ray Kelly

NEW YORK CITY: De Blasio Names Guiliani-Era Bill Bratton As NYPD Chief

New York City Mayor-Elect Bill De Blasio has named Bill Bratton as NYPD Commissioner. Bratton served under Rudy Giuliani for three years in the mid-90s and most recently spent seven years as the police chief for Los Angeles. This is a controversial selection for De Blasio, who campaigned heavily against the stop-and-frisk practices of the NYPD under outgoing chief Ray ...

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Anti-Quinn Group Posts Video Denouncing Her Support For NYPD Head Ray Kelly

WARNING: This video includes a scene in which the NYPD shoots a dog on an East Village street. Details of that incident are here. NOTE: This video was posted to a YouTube account with the name “BradHoylman2014.” In fact, openly gay state Sen. Hoylman has endorsed Christine Quinn.

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Bloomberg Vetoes NYPD Oversight Bill

Mayor Bloomberg today vetoed a bill that would create an office to oversee the NYPD and that would make it easier for citizens to sue the police for abuses. Gothamist reports: The Community Safety Act, which is comprised of two separate laws meant to crack down on the NYPD’s racial profiling, was passed by the City Council with enough votes ...

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Mayor Bloomberg And NYPD Chief Hold Joint Press Conference On Hate Crimes

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Chief Ray Kelly last night held a joint press conference on the wave of violent anti-gay hate crimes sweeping New York City. From the mayor’s remarks: “Last Friday, the murder of a young man named Mark Carson shocked our city. He was murdered because of his sexual orientation – and only because of his sexual ...

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Does Christine Quinn Have Secret Deal To Keep NYPD Chief Ray Kelly Out Of Race?

The New York Post sure thinks so. The police commissioner and council speaker have cut a private deal that will keep him as top cop for a fourth consecutive mayoral term with a Quinn victory in the November race to succeed Mike Bloomberg, sources said. Confidants in both camps confirmed the secret pact — which will bolster Quinn’s anti-crime credentials ...

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