Groups have complained for years that the laws allowed police and prosecutors to selectively charge people carrying common pocket knives.
NYPD Banned Street Parking for Department Flag Football Championship, Says It ‘Relocated’ Violators’ Cars
"This is a special event. This was the flag football championship," said NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill
The NYPD's largest union was dealt a defeat in its attempt to make body cam footage confidential, but it says it might appeal.
New York Police Killed Her Son, Then Refused to Answer Her Questions. The Law They’re Hiding Behind Could Soon Be Repealed.
An obscure provision designed to protect personnel records makes it nearly impossible to hold the state's cops accountable.
Operation Lucky Bag targets people whose actions hurt absolutely no one.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.
It's up to state lawmakers to defy the will of the unions to change the rules.
According to a witness, Jazmine Headley got in trouble for sitting on the floor of a government office because there were no seats available.
The Right to Know Act has good intentions, but supporters and opponents fear it will not work as intended.
It's pretty obvious that the 4'8" William Colon didn't pose a serious threat to any of the 8 cops on-scene.
Ilya Vett claims he was making the gun as a "gift" for his brother. But he was still arrested and charged with attempted criminal possession of a firearm.
An ex-NYPD detective allegedly used his knowledge of police procedure to keep the operation afloat.
The larger goal is to bring "the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policies and practices into compliance with federal and state law."
Four years later, they might actually fire somebody.
Police say a drunk, off-duty NYPD officer crashed his vehicle and punched a witness before attempting to flee the scene.
Can't bust some guy for smoking a joint on the stairs. What's the world coming to?
Not a good weekend for relationships between officers and citizens
Two of America's biggest states, New York and California, keep police misconduct info secret. That's starting to change.
Fatal shootings in Portland and Brooklyn demonstrate how fear pushes officers to escalate encounters.
In a case brought by two Muslim men seeking surveillance records on themselves, the court approves the NYPD's "neither confirm nor deny" response.
Suing to prevent such releases.
Officers could face charges for perjury, official misconduct
The two NYPD officers admitted they had sex with the young woman in their custody but claim it was consensual.
Case marks the first trial using Gov. Cuomo's order giving the state attorney general power to prosecute officers accused of killing unarmed civilians.
Repeat after me, NYPD: Instagram is not consent.
The database cost $25 million.
Evidence against broken windows policing.
"I'm just lucky to be alive. So many people died because of cases like this."
A desperate attempt to deflect accountability shows exactly what they think of themselves.
Emotionally disturbed man shot and killed before any trained professionals could arrive.
In case you needed a good laugh today.
Former NYPD officer Michael Rizzi is accused of running an upscale prostitution service and its 50 related websites.
‘Deplorable’ NYPD Officer Will Spend Decades In Prison for Soliciting Pics of Mothers Abusing Their Children
Alberto Randazzo's shameless defense: He developed an addiction to child porn after the death of his former police partner.
Richard Haste accumulated six complaints in a thirteen-month period, most cops don't have that many over their entire careers.
Five years after the shooting.
The city stopped releasing such records recently after deciding to interpret a state privacy law differently.
Cop Who Put Eric Garner in Fatal Chokehold Has History of Substantiated Abuse Allegations Against Him
He is still employed by the NYPD.
Even though she was surrounded by police officers who could have subdued her, the girl was tased for resisting arrest.
'Sentiment meter' would help law enforcement understand where and how to improve cooperation with the public.
Cops read New York's ban as criminalizing possession of commonly used tools.