Stop the Presses! Sixteen police officers and five civilians, including two drug dealers, have been told they will be charged in the ongoing ticket fixing scandal, the New York Times is reporting, including an Internal Affairs lieutenant who leaked information to police union officials.
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Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and City Councilman Al Vann had a tense exchange yesterday at City Hall over the fallout stemming from the Village Voice series, "The NYPD Tapes." New York Times police bureau chief Al Baker reports on the clash here.
During a City Council budget meeting, Vann, ... More >>
The Daily News and the Post have rushed to the defense of Fire Department exams that have given us the whitest rank and file of any big-city department in the country, with 303 black firefighters out of 8,998, a percentage that's actually lower than the last time a federal judge ruled the sam ... More >>
There are dramatically dueling macro and micro takes on the state of crime in the city this morning.
The big picture, of course, comes from the Times which reports that, despite growing local poverty and economic woes, crime stats are still trending lower. "Murder, considered the bellwether ... More >>