At times combative, the former commander of Brooklyn's 81st Precinct testified yesterday in the stop and frisk class action lawsuit that he never approved of quotas, even when confronted with recordings of him and his supervisors ordering officers to make certain numbers.
Deputy Inspector Steven Ma ... More >>
When then-NYPD Capt. Michael Marino arrived as a commander in the tough section of Brooklyn known as East New York, he was appalled at what the 400 officers in the command considered to be work.
"They were doing five [summonses] a month, which was just not enough to address the problem," he testif ... More >>
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has served the city for 11 years. Mayor Bloomberg is in the final year of his third term. Next week, the legacies of both men will be tested in a major trial starting Monday over the city's stop and frisk campaign.
The case is a class action lawsuit filed in 2008 calle ... More >>
Lawyers for whistleblower cop Adrian Schoolcraft today served Queens District Attorney Richard Brown with a subpoena demanding that he give a videotaped deposition and turn over all documents related to Brown's finding that there was no criminal conduct when Schoolcraft was forcibly removed from his ... More >>
Jim Dwyer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the New York Times has done a second column on the Adrian Schoolcraft affair. His column published yesterday details the exchange between Schoolcraft and Deputy Chief Michael Marino right before Marino ordered him taken forcibly to the Jamaica Hosp ... More >>
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly signed off on taking 30 vacation days from a high-ranking police official -- and main character in the Adrian Schoolcraft saga -- who was found guilty last fall of steroid and/or human growth hormone possession.
Deputy Chief Michael Marino, was also placed ... More >>
It looks like Queens District Attorney Richard Brown is taking renewed interest at the events surrounding how the NYPD wound up forcing Officer Adrian Schoolcraft into the Jamaica Hospital psychiatric ward for six days back in late 2009.
Last week, Leonard Levitt, who writes an internet col ... More >>
In yet another step in the ongoing fallout from the Voice's "NYPD Tapes" series, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has tapped a deputy inspector to reinvestigate allegations by Police Officer Adrian Schoolcraft about misconduct in Brooklyn's 81st Precinct.
The appointment of Deputy Inspector Dan ... More >>
A new set of recordings made in April and May in Brooklyn's 81st Precinct and obtained by the Voice capture the precinct's commanders and their mid-level bosses discussing how to pressure the rank-and-file to hit their quotas.
In the new recordings, the precinct commander lashes out at under ... More >>
A deputy chief in the NYPD should be suspended for 30 days and get probation for breaking department rules on using human growth hormone, an administrative law judges has ruled.
As the Village Voice has reported, Deputy Chief Michael Marino is already under investigation over whether he br ... More >>
In the wake of the Voice's "NYPD Tapes" series, police are investigating the conduct of a precinct commander and a deputy chief in connection with events at the 81st Precinct in Brooklyn, and the decisions that led a department whistle blower to be dragged from his home in handcuffs and place ... More >>
The word, reported here yesterday in Runnin' Scared, that NYPD whistleblower Adrian Schoolcraft was filing a $50 million lawsuit against the NYPD and Jamaica Hospital was picked up this morning by colleagues at other news organizations.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly's top aide Paul Browne, the department spokesman, was present when cops forcibly hauled NYPD whistleblower Adrian Schoolcraft to the Jamaica Hospital psychiatric ward, a lawsuit to be filed this week alleges.
If proven true, Browne's presence at Schoolcraft ... More >>
Julia told you this weekend about an enterprising thief who'd been tied to a series of Manhattan robberies -- 22 in all, targets ranging from a Ranch One on West 46th to a yoga studio at East 86th to a Columbus Avenue barber shop. The perp was said to use a bicycle to get to and from his jobs, and ... More >>