Tag Archives: NYPD

NYPD Charges FL Woman With Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

The New York Daily News reports: A Florida woman has been busted for pepper-spraying four young Asian women during a caught-on-camera clash in Manhattan, police said Saturday. Cops in Chelsea took Madeline Barker, 47, into custody Friday after they recognized her as the woman in the bias-fueled June 11 attack, a police spokeswoman said. Barker, of Merritt Island, Fla., was …

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NYC Man Accused Of Killing Delivery Worker Over Lack Of Duck Sauce Had “Refrigerator Full Of Duck Sauce”

The New York Daily News reports: A condiment-obsessed Queens murder suspect hoarded sweet-and-sour duck sauce in his refrigerator — but not enough to stop him from killing a Chinese food delivery worker in a feud over his wish for more, a police source said Tuesday. When cops opened accused killer Glenn Hirsch’s refrigerator, they found it full of items to …

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NYPD Names Suspect In Subway Killing Of Gay Man

The New York Post reports: Police are looking to question a Brooklyn man with a lengthy rap sheet in connection to the unprovoked, broad-daylight shooting death of a subway rider on the Manhattan Bridge, law enforcement sources told The Post Monday — as cops released surveillance images of the suspect in the deadly incident. The sources said they were looking …

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Jury Finds “Eye-Gouger” Ex-Cop Guilty On All Counts

CNN reports: A former New York City police officer was convicted Monday of assaulting a Washington, DC, police officer during the January 6 riot at the US Capitol. Thomas Webster, who claimed he was defending himself when he swung a metal flagpole at police and tackled one to the ground, choking him by his chin strap, was convicted by a …

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NYPD: Subway Shooting Not Thought To Be Terrorism

The New York Times reports: Eight people were shot in the subway in Brooklyn during the Tuesday morning rush, officials said, as a chaotic scene unfolded with riders trying to flee the gunfire on a smoky subway platform. The Fire Department said that at least 16 people were injured, eight of them by gunfire. The violent episode came amid a …

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NYC Mayor Revives Controversial Anti-Crime NYPD Unit, Warns Public About Recording Actions Of Police [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Mayor Eric Adams rolled out a controversial new NYPD unit Wednesday dedicated to getting guns off the streets, fulfilling a campaign pledge to revamp and revive a team that was disbanded over concerns about police brutality.  Adams welcomed the new anti-gun unit at the city’s Police Academy in Queens — vowing not to repeat the mistakes of the …

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Settlements Top $1M In 46 Suits Against NYPD Officer

The New York Daily News reports: An NYPD sergeant has hit a less than enviable milestone — lawsuits against him have topped the $1 million mark in settlements, the Daily News has learned. Sgt. David Grieco, nicknamed “Bullethead” by his detractors, has been sued 46 times — believed to be near the top of the list for the most-sued cop …

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Cultist Former NYPD Union Chief Arrested By Feds

The New York Daily News reports: Firebrand former NYPD union boss Ed Mullins surrendered to federal authorities Wednesday after being hit with federal criminal charges for allegedly plundering his union’s bank accounts, the Daily News has learned. The charges, which have not been officially presented, center around Mullins’ alleged misuse of union funds as president of the Sergeant’s Benevolent Association, …

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Unvaxxed NYPD Officers To Be Canned Next Month

The New York Daily News reports: Unvaccinated NYPD officers currently on unpaid leave after a sweeping COVID-19 vaccine mandate late last year will be fired next month if they don’t get the jab, the Daily News has learned. Officers who have refused the shot have until Feb. 11 to comply, according to a memo sent out to NYPD sergeants by …

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Police Say NY Nurse Sold $1.5M In Fake Vax Cards

The New York Daily News reports: A pediatric nurse practitioner has been arrested for selling phony COVID-19 vaccine cards on Long Island — and her NYPD officer husband faces a departmental probe over his possible involvement in the scam, prosecutors and sources said. Julie DeVuono, 49, is accused of using her Amityville, L.I. practice, Wild Child Pediatric Healthcare, to obtain …

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams Demotes Brother After Backlash

The New York Times reports: When Mayor Eric Adams named a Virginia parking administrator and retired police sergeant to a top position in the New York Police Department, he said the man had one qualification that no one else there possessed: He was the mayor’s brother. Bernard Adams, 56, a former police sergeant who retired from the force in 2006 …

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NYPD Gets Its First-Ever Female Commissioner [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Mayor-elect Eric Adams has selected a Long Island police chief to become the first female commissioner of the NYPD — opting for a backyard pick after an extensive national search for his first top cop, four sources told the Daily News late Tuesday. Keechant Sewell, the chief of detectives for the Nassau County Police …

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Paper: NYC Didn’t Send Their Best Cops To DeSantis

The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports: New details are emerging about the newest dozen police officers lauded by Gov. Ron DeSantis for moving to Florida from New York City to escape what the governor described as low morale and a lack of support from Democratic politicians there. The new hires include one previously fired as a Walmart Inc. security guard, …

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NYPD Honcho: Only 0.25% Of Cops Sidelined Over Vax

The New York Daily News reports: The number of unvaccinated NYPD cops sent home without pay due to COVID mandates has doubled, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Tuesday. By Tuesday morning 89 cops had been shown the door for not receiving the coronavirus vaccine, Shea told on NY1. The number was up from 34 the day before, although Shea does …

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Only 34 NYPD Officers So Far Placed On Unpaid Leave

The New York Daily News reports: Only a few a dozen NYPD members were placed on unpaid leave Monday after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine — but thousands of unvaccinated employees remain on the job with pending exemption requests, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said 34 cops and 40 civilian members of the force — …

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NYPD To Hold “Retirement Fair” For Anti-Vax Officers

The New York Daily News reports: The NYPD is planning a two-day retirement fair at police headquarters for what could be a surge of cops who’d rather end their careers than take the COVID shot. The police Pension Fund will set up shop Friday and Sunday in the auditorium of 1 Police Plaza in Downtown Manhattan to process paperwork for …

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NYPD And FDNY Protest Vax Mandate Outside Mayor’s Home, 19K First Responders Unvaxed On Deadline Eve

Gothamist reports: More than 19,000 of New York City’s first responders have yet to comply with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new COVID-19 vaccine mandate on the eve of its deadline. As of Wednesday, 86% of the city’s 378,000 municipal workers have received at least one dose, according to the mayor’s office. That’s only a 2 percentage point increase since the …

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Judge Denies NYPD Union’s Bid To Block Vax Mandate

The New York Daily News reports: A Staten Island judge denied a request Wednesday from the city’s largest police union to block Mayor de Blasio’s COVID vaccine mandate from going into effect. The Police Benevolent Association had argued that the NYPD’s “vax or test” program, which requires unvaccinated officers to get tested weekly, was sufficient to protect against the spread …

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NYPD Union Sues City Over De Blasio’s Vax Mandate

The New York Daily News reports: The NYPD’s largest union sued the city Monday, asking a judge to block Mayor de Blasio’s COVID vaccine mandate from taking effect this week.The lawsuit, filed in Staten Island Supreme Court by the Police Benevolent Association, argued that the NYPD’s “vax or test” program, which requires unvaccinated officers to get tested weekly, was enough …

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Ex-NYPD Union President Stripped Of Gun And Shield

The New York Daily News reports: Ex-Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins filed for retirement after being stripped of his gun and shield Wednesday, one day after the FBI raided the union’s headquarters and his Long Island home. A source said the federal investigation centered on suspected misuse of union funds. The Sergeants Benevolent Association cannot provide an attorney for …

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