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Bernard Kerik

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    NYPD Warrant Squad Cops Wear Controversial "Hunting of Man" T-Shirts

    Members of the NYPD's Queens Warrant Squad were spotted last week wearing T-shirts imprinted with a quote that some folks might find just a little bit offensive. A photo is at right. The quote reads, "There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    Bernard Kerik, Disgraced Former Police Commissioner, is Getting Out of Prison in Two Weeks!

    After three years, Bernie's coming back. Yes, folks, Bernard Kerik, jails commissioner, police commissioner, alleged adulterer, aborted Homeland Security secretary, tax fraudster and perjurer will emerge from federal prison in two weeks and finish out his four year sentence in a New Jersey halfway ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Bernie Kerik, Mike Caruso and Rose Gill Hearn: More Nuggets From the Court File

    In this week's paper, the Voice examines Investigations Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn's handling of the uncomfortably close relationship between her Inspector General for Correction, Michael Caruso, and disgraced former Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik. Here now are three other intriguing nuggets o ... More >>

  • News

    February 27, 2013
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    June 15, 2010

    Bernie Kerik's Cyber-Jail Break: Posts Blog From Prison Cell

    ​Who is the world's most unstoppable blogger? Who brings us the truth no matter how hard the Powers-That-Be try to stop him? The award goes - hands down - to Bernard B. Kerik, the convicted felon and former city police commissioner who is still managing to publish his blog even while incarcera ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Bernie Kerik, the Lost Son, Finds a New Home

    ​Bernie Kerik titled his best-selling 2001 autobiography "The Lost Son: A Life in Pursuit of Justice" and you have to admit he has lived up to this creed, if not exactly the way he intended. The ex-police commissioner, having lost his way on the path to law enforcement stardom, awoke this morn ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Bernard Kerik Blogs About Rocky, Heads Off to Prison

    ​What would you do your last night of freedom before heading off to the federal penitentiary? On Bernard Kerik's pre-prison checklist: blog, watch inspirational fight movie with daughters, ask history not to judge. From Bernardkerik.blogspot.com:

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2010

    Bernie Kerik, the Next Lil Wayne, Blogging Before Prison

    ​In the least likely to have a blog category, you might put rapper Lil Wayne, who is currently serving a year at Riker's Island after pleading guilty to gun charges. And yet Weezy Thanx You is thriving, the latest entry being a think piece on the Eagles trading quarterback Donovan McNabb. (The ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Joe Scarborough Goes Crazy for Rudy Giuliani (And We Mean Crazy)

    ​Too much Starbucks pushed Mornin' Joe Scarborough into a full-throated, looney-tunes, rant this week in defense of our own local heroes Rudy Giuliani and Bernie Kerik. It's been exhilarating to see Rudy back on a national TV tour lately, reminding us what an expert we had in City ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2010

    Rudy Giuliani Is Too Worried About Bernie Kerik's Kids

    ​The latest installment of the dangling tabloid conversation between Bernie Kerik and former person who took his calls Rudy Giuliani is in the Staten Island Advance. In the course of an interview about his blowing off yesterday's scheduled City Hall Michael Grimm endorsement appearance, Americ ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Bernie Kerik Betrayed By Kids' Godfather, Rudy Giuliani

    Who better to have the last say on Bernie Kerik than that Grand Dame of Tabloid letters, Cindy Adams? To help ensure that her wonderful closing interview with Kerik and wife published in today's Post receives the attention it deserves, we here provide some of the nuggets that Adams mined when she vi ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Bernard Kerik, Former NYPD Commissioner, Sentenced to 4 Years

    ​Having pleaded guilty in November of fraud and false statements to the White House while under consideration for Secretary of Homeland Security, former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik came to court today to receive his sentence: four years in prison. Kerik asked the judge to "allow me to ret ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Bernie Kerik, Cry Baby? Read Tough Cop's Email -- and Weep!

    ​Who knew that Bernie Kerik, the bullet-headed tough cop now headed to prison, was such a whiner? A really good whiner too, as proved by the latest submission by federal prosecutors to the White Plains judge who will sentence Kerik next week to somewhere north of 27 months. Prosecutors cite a ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 19, 2010

    Rudy Giuliani and Bernie Kerik: The Final Chapter

    After Kerik's guilty plea, more secrets slip out

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Kerik Gets Bail

    First he got jail, now he has bail: former top cop Bernie Kerik, who during his recent trial was briefly jailed when the judge found him untrustworthy, and who pleaded guilty to fraud charges last week, is free on $1.4 million bail until his sentencing on February 18. It's not as nice as it sounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Rudy's Night: Yankees win, Kerik loses

    ​Midway in the World Series last night, Fox's TV cameras lingered on top Yankee fan Rudolph Giuliani, seated in his customary box adjacent to the dugout (The cost? No man knows.) The ex-mayor's team was up by three runs, but his jaw was set in grimace, his teeth bared as though ready to bite s ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Kerik Pleads Guilty

    Bernie Kerik was transported from the hoosegow to the courthouse today where he pleaded guilty to federal charges of lying to the Bush Administration while he was being vetted for the post of Homeland Security chief, regarding some bills on which he received assistance from a potential city vendor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Kerik "Symptoms" in Jail Show Him "At Risk," Says Psych Report

    We never thought we'd be worried about Bernie Kerik, hero of 9/11 and all-around alpha male. But the reaction of a judge to the findings of prison doctor Robert Mahler, under whose care Kerik fell when he was sent to the Westchester County Jail for pissing off the judge in his fraud trial, give us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2009

    Short subjects

    The Times and News endorse Bloomberg. The Times takes the occasion to undiplomatically point out that they never liked term limits to begin with. The Times also credits the Mayor's multi-jillion dollar campaign with saving the local economy by spending a lot of money on pizza. Two firetrucks collid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2009

    Kerik-connected contractors poured cracked concrete at Yankee Stadium

    ​After less than a year, cracks are already appearing in the concrete pedestrian walkways in the $1.5 billion city-subsidized Yankee Stadium. The company that poured the concrete, Interstate Industrial Corporation, is currently starring in the trial of former Giuliani Police Commissioner Berni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    "Top Cock" Kerik's Mug Shot, Jailing Unleash Media Schadenfreude

    ​"Kerik's Mug Shot is Released," says the New York Times. Well, guess even broadsheets are tabloids now. The Daily News has it too, and even bigger, and the Post headlines the "disgraced ex-police commissioner"'s incarceration story "Kerik in the clink." Also, Eyewitness News anchor Bill Ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Bernie Kerik Goes to Jail

    Bernard Kerik, former NYPD commissioner and hero of 9/11. will sleep in a cell tonight as the federal judge in his fraud trial, who had previously indicated he was fed up with Kerik's shenanigans, revoked his bail. Judge Stephen Robinson had blasted Kerik and his lawyers for feeding information ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    'NYPD Confidential' Tells Tales of Bernie Kerik

    ​The latest and most detailed recounting of the epic New York City police disaster known as Bernie Kerik is in Leonard Levitt's fascinating new tell-all history, NYPD Confidential. Levitt, who wrote a column for Newsday that now runs on the Web, tells of sitting at his desk in One Police Plaz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Bernie Kerik Indicted in D.C.

    The "cockroaches" are after him again: Former Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik has been indicted in Washington for making false statements to the Bush White House when he was being vetted for Secretary of Homeland Security. That vetting, you may recall, was a debacle which not only revealed Kerik's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Bernie Kerik Arraigned Today

    Former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik is being arraigned today in White Plains for allegedly failing to disclose income on tax returns and falsifying a loan application. He'd previously been charged with, and pled not guilty to, corruption charges (including giving false information on his applicati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Ray Kelly's Social Life? Fabulous, Darling!

    City's top cop keeps his celebrity badge bright and shiny. By Graham Rayman Police Commissioner Ray Kelly must have New York City's crime under control, because he certainly seems to have a lot of time to hobnob with celebrities. Today's Page Six notes that Kelly appeared at a Christmas Party th ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 3, 2008
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    November 12, 2008

    Bernie Kerik Denounces Critics as "Cockroaches"

    In a rare three-part interview shot last month, Bernard Kerik -- the indicted former New York City police commissioner and ex-Giuliani era hack -- puts his attack dogs in the laundry room and holds forth on the "cockroaches," who would bring him down. "There are things you have to know in a positi ... More >>

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    September 2, 2008
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    January 25, 2008

    Bernie Kerik's MySpace Mood is Determined

    Turns out Bernie Kerik is a virgo. He’s 52, 5-10 and Catholic He has 1,059 friends. He likes Nickelback, Lee Greenwood and Toby Keith. And, yes, he’s still flacking for 9/11 Nation. That’s what you can learn about the indicted former New York City police commissioner, and erstwhile card-carry ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2007

    'No Skeletons in My Closet!'

    Oh yeah? How Michael Mukasey and Bernie Kerik are haunting Rudy's run.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    The Wit and Wisdom of Bernie Kerik

    Kerik blames Hollywood for the frustration many Americans feel over the war on terror. Just in time for the sixth anniversary of 9/11, this essay from Bernie Kerik landed in the Runnin' Scared inbox. Without further ado, we present the thoughts of the former NYPD top cop, corrections commissioner ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2007
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    August 22, 2006

    Rudy's Grand Illusion

    What Giuliani likes to remember about 9-11—and what he actually did (or didn't do)

  • News

    July 18, 2006

    Court Date for Bernie's Pals

    But this is one case America's mayor doesn't want going to trial

  • News

    July 4, 2006

    Kerik Cops a Sweet Plea

    The guy Giuliani and Bush picked to protect us gets a rap sheet

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    July 3, 2006
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    November 15, 2005
  • News

    May 3, 2005

    Rudy's Kerik Problem

    Records detail ex-commish's contacts with alleged mob-tied firm

  • News

    May 3, 2005

    Debt Collection

    Bernie's Deadbeat Pals

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2004
  • News

    December 14, 2004

    Bernie Kerik's Bad Company

    Another Giuliani aide went to bat for troubled construction firm

  • News

    December 14, 2004

    Lost and Found

    Soldier, jailer, hero, myth: the rise and fall of Bernard Kerik

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2004
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    December 11, 2004
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    December 9, 2004
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    December 3, 2004
  • News

    November 30, 2004

    Saint Bernard

    Not so fast on canonizing Kerik—Bush's pick has big critics in New York

  • News

    October 2, 2001

    A Jail Like a Slave Ship

    ‘I Thought I Was Dying Every Day’

  • News

    December 12, 2000

    Roaming Rikers

    Stun Shields, Stray Cats, Buck-Fifties, Boofing: The Top Brass’s Tour of America’s Largest Penal Colony

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