Knapp Commission

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner, Under Fire Over Corruption Cases

    ​Over the past few weeks, one scandal after another has hit the police department, making things increasingly uncomfortable for Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and his top advisors, and the accretion of negative news has some people arguing for change in the department's leadership. Such a rema ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    What Frank Serpico Started: The Knapp Commission Report

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 1, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 9 (And a new logo!) The Knapp Connection by Adam Walinsky On December 29, 1972, the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Police Corruption and the City's Anti-Corruption Procedures, popularly knows at ... More >>

  • Books

    April 6, 2011

    The Savage City Stalks 1960s and 1970s New York

    T.J. English looks back at a different city

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    The Bank Robbery That Would Become 'Dog Day Afternoon'

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 31, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 35 Littlejohn & the mob: Saga of a heist By Arthur Bell Tuesday, August 22. Home about 10 p.m. A message from a friend on my cassette phone unit. "Just heard a couple of homosexuals are holding up a bank ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2007

    Fall Guy

    In a shocker, aging rogue cop and Knapp rat Bill Phillips finally wins parole in murder case he says was a frame-up

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2006

    Freedom for Bill Phillips, Corrupt Cop, Whistle-blower

    Yesterday, a Manhattan judge ordered former NYPD officer Bill Phillips released from prison on parole. As Voice reporter Sean Gardiner wrote in August, the former corrupt cop turned whistle-blower had been denied freedom by the parole board every odd year since 1999. Phillips, 76, had been be ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    August 8, 2006

    Freeze Frame on a Bad Cop

    Still stuck in prison for three decades: the once famous, now forgotten, Bill Phillips

  • News

    June 7, 2005

    The Hucksters

    The people who tried to sell you the world's most expensive stadium

  • News

    March 7, 2000

    Amadou’s Ghost

    Diallo Speaks to Serpico

  • News

    June 16, 1998

    The Return of Frank Serpico

    'Howard Safir Should Resign,' Says Serpico

  • News

    May 5, 1998

    Police Brutality and the Mayor

    The Cop Gave the Woman He'd Assaulted a False Badge Number