Tag Archives: NYPD

NYPD Officer Charged In Road Rage Shooting [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports:  An NYPD public-information officer shot a driver with his service pistol and then fled in an apparent road-road incident in south Jersey last month, authorities said. New York City cop Hieu Tran, 27 — whose job includes snapping photos of events for the Police Department’s social media accounts — appeared grim-faced in Manhattan court Friday, …

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NYPD To Revoke Felon Trump’s License To Carry A Gun

CNN reports: The New York City Police Department is preparing to revoke former President Donald Trump’s license to carry a gun, a senior police official told CNN. Trump’s New York concealed carry license was quietly suspended on April 1, 2023, following his indictment on criminal charges in New York, the official said. Two of the three pistols he was licensed …

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NYPD To Begin Deploying Drones In 911 Call Responses

The New York Daily News reports: Drones will soon be accompanying cops on 911 calls throughout the city, NYPD officials said. A new Drone as First Responder pilot program will be in effect in coming months, beginning with four NYPD police precincts and the Central Park precinct, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Operations Kaz Daughtry announced at a hearing before the …

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Report: RFK Operative Charged With Assaulting Woman

Mediaite reports: A key political operative on Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s presidential campaign was charged with assault after allegedly choking and punching a woman in New York early Saturday morning. Trent Pool, who serves as a paid consultant on the long-shot independent campaign and has been leading the effort to get Kennedy on the ballot in all 50 states, was …

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NYPD Tests “Windshield Boots” For Parking Scofflaws

 The New York Post reports: The NYPD is unleashing barnacles to battle parking pirates. The department this week said it will begin using “windshield boots” — a 17-pound device that attaches to a vehicle’s windshield like a barnacle and remains there until a scofflaw pays their tickets — on illegally parked trucks. The contraption is also known as a Barnacle …

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NYPD To Test AI Gun Detectors In Subway System

Gothamist reports: The NYPD plans to test metal detectors equipped with artificial intelligence technology in subway stations in a move to keep guns out of New York City’s transit system, Mayor Eric Adams announced on Tuesday. “This is our Sputnik moment,” Adams said at a news conference at Fulton Transit Center in Lower Manhattan. “Like when Kennedy said we’re going …

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NYPD: “Migrant Shoplifter” Attacked By Vigilantes Live On Fox News Is Innocent Resident Of The Bronx [Video]

The Huffington Post reports: The man seen tackled by members of the vigilante group Guardian Angels in a viral Fox News clip is not a “migrant” and is from New York City, a New York Police Department spokesperson told the Associated Press. The information arrives after former GOP New York City mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa, the group’s founder, pointed out …

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NYPD Retires Its Useless Subway Robot Cop

The New York Times reports: The New York Police Department robot sat motionless like a sad Wall-E on Friday morning, gathering dust inside an empty storefront within New York City’s busiest subway station. No longer were its cameras scanning straphangers traversing Times Square. No longer were subway riders pressing its help button, if ever they had. New York City has …

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NYC Synagogues Hit With Christmas Eve Bomb Threats

The New York Daily News reports: The NYPD is investigating disturbing bomb threats emailed to synagogues throughout the city on Christmas Eve Day, though the messages appear to be a hoax, cops said Sunday. Police described the threat as “not credible” but added, “we will continue to deploy resources to houses of worship around the city.” “These emails appear to …

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NYPD Officer Spewed Anti-Gay Slur Over Loudspeaker

Gay City News reports: The Gay Officers Action League (GOAL) is calling on the NYPD to take swift action after a viral video shared on Instagram Oct. 26 appeared to show an officer using an anti-gay slur. In the video, posted by the Instagram user @skymilezz, an officer sitting in a police vehicle at a red light speaks into a …

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NYPD Steps Up Readiness After Call For “Day Of Rage”

NBC News reports: Local and federal law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are stepping up their patrols of Jewish houses of worship, Jewish-owned businesses and Israeli diplomatic buildings as calls for attacks on the Jewish community in the U.S. intensify online. Former Hamas leader Khaled Mashal recently called for Friday to be a global day of “anger” in support of …

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NYPD To Deploy “Robocop” In Times Square Subway

Gothamist reports: A 420-pound, 5-foot-2-inch robocop with a giant camera for a face will begin patrolling the Times Square subway station overnight, the NYPD announced Friday morning. At a press conference held underground in the 42nd Street subway station, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said the city is launching a two-month pilot program to test the Knightscope K5 Autonomous …

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Man Charged With Tearing Down Stonewall Pride Flags

The New York Daily News reports: A Colorado man accused of tearing down LGBTQ rainbow flags by NYC’s historic Stonewall Inn during a Pride month hate crime was arrested Monday on charges police said were part of a pattern of attacks in the area. Cops charged Patrick Murphy, 25, of Denver, with committing criminal mischief as a hate crime for …

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NYPD Seeks Man In Anti-Gay Attack On Female Jogger

New York City’s CW affiliate reports: Police are searching for a man accused of attacking a woman after he made an anti-LGBTQ remark toward her in Hudson River Park, according to the NYPD. Police said the victim was jogging in the park on Aug. 21 at 8:30 a.m. when the suspect approached her and made the remark. The man allegedly …

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NYPD Commissioner Resigns After 18 Months On Job

The New York Times reports: Keechant Sewell, commissioner of the New York Police Department, said Monday she would resign after less than 18 months, giving no reason for the abrupt end to a tenure during which she won over many in the rank and file even as she jockeyed for position against other appointees and top officers. Ms. Sewell, who …

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Manhattan Parking Garage Collapses, Multiple Injuries

New York City’s CBS affiliate reports: Emergency responders have rushed to the scene after a collapse at a parking garage in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon. It happened shortly after 4 p.m. at Ann Street near Nassau Street in the Financial District. FDNY officials say several people are injured and others may be trapped. Video from the scene showed multiple cars …

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NYC Mayor: NYPD Will Again Use Robot Dogs [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: New York City officials unveiled three new high-tech policing devices Tuesday, including a robotic dog that critics called creepy when it first joined the police pack 2 1/2 years ago. The new devices, which also include a GPS tracker for stolen cars and a cone-shaped security robot, will be rolled out in a manner that is …

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NYPD Ordered To Prepare For Mobilization [VIDEO]

New York City’s CW affiliate reports: Top brass at the NYPD issued a memo on Thursday instructing all officers to wear their uniforms and prepare for mobilization following the Manhattan grand jury indictment of former President Donald Trump. The internal NYPD memo, obtained by PIX11 News, stated that officers of all ranks should perform their duties in uniform and be …

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Barricades Go Up At Downtown Manhattan Courthouse

Reuters reports: Workers erected barricades around a Manhattan courthouse on Monday as New York City braced for a possible indictment of Donald Trump over an alleged hush-money payment to a porn star during his 2016 campaign. The barriers went up in preparation for what would be the first-ever criminal case against a U.S. president, two days after he urged his …

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NYPD Readies “Disorder Control” Force For Protests

The Daily Beast reports: Far-right forums have overflowed with ideas on how to keep Trump out of the clink — with one person suggesting Trump supporters should create a “Patriot moat” around the former president’s estate at Mar-a-Lago in South Florida so law enforcement can’t enter. Police in Palm Beach, Florida, did not respond to questions from The Daily Beast …

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