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Omar Edwards

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Cops Less Likely Than Ever To Shoot You

    ​The Wall Street Journal says city cops aren't "trigger happy" after reviewing a new NYPD report that said police officers were involved in fewer shootings and fired fewer bullets last year since the department started tracking shooting statistics in 1971. So why are police keeping guns in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Twitpic via kbell7. I don't believe that one should devote his life to morbid self-attention, I believe that one should become a person like other people -- whoops, sorry, wrong diary. Our week was much worse. DC37 went for Bill Thompson. But what did Mayor Bloomberg care -- he had Twitter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Cop Won't Be Charged in Omar Edwards Shooting

    ​A grand jury isn't going to charge Officer Andrew Dunton, who in May shot dead Officer Omar Edwards (pictured). Dunton, who is white, believed Edwards, who was black and out of uniform, to be a civilian and possible perp, and with other officers fired on him.. Manhattan D.A. Robert Morgenthau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Omar Edwards Vigil This Weekend

    Sunday will mark a month since African-American police officer Omar Edwards was shot and killed by a fellow cop.The Guardians Association, a fraternity of black officers, will observe the day with a candle light vigil in East Harlem -- where attendees will march from the precinct where Edwards worke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    This Week's Post-Black-Cop-Shooting Diversity Training Story

    You may dimly remember that a white cop shot a black cop recently. The reaction has been the usual: nice gestures toward the deceased, calls for investigation, and diversity training. Thus, the cops have hired a professor to "investigate whether racial bias influences whether a cop fires a weapon or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Cheek, In Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    President Obama graciously escorted GM into bankruptcy.Enemies decried his kind words and big speech to the Muslim world, but it still went over big. Can't touch this! We're beginning to think that Obama's letting total lunatics attack him on a government website just for the laughs. Patriots ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Post Still Mad at Rangel for Suggesting Racial Factor in Death of Black Cop

    Congressman Charlie Rangel's bitter jest at the NYPD -- that considering the recent slaying of black officer Omar Edwards by a white colleague, President Obama should make sure when he comes to New York to carry ID -- continues to steam the milk of the New York Post. "He again stuck his foot squarel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Rangel's Satirical Comment Stirs Fake Outrage

    This weekend, Congressman Charlie Rangel was asked what President Obama should do while in town (the President and his wife went to Joe Turner's Come and Gone and restuarant Blue Hill). Rangel replied, "Make certain he doesn't run around in East Harlem without identification." It was a mordant jes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Twitpic by limespark. Thanks to Memorial Day it was a short week, but seemed as eventful as a full one. Why is it always like that? The weekend was full of excitement, with a weak-ass Coney "festival" and a bombed Starbucks. Times Square went carless, pissing off Andrea Peyser. President Obama ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Off-Duty Officer Killed by Police in Harlem

    It's always a shock when a policeman is killed, especially when he's killed by another officer. Omar J. Edwards, 25, who had been on the force two years, was coming off work at the 25th Precinct house in East Harlem and was in plain clothes when he found the window of his car smashed in and a guy r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Bloomberg Cautious in Remarks on Off-Duty Police Shooting

    When police officers in Brooklyn fired 50 shots and killed unarmed Sean Bell in November, 2006, Mayor Michael Bloomberg bluntly said the police used excessive force. "I can tell you that it is to me unacceptable or inexplicable how you can have 50-odd shots fired, but that's up to the investigation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Black Cop Shot by White Officer in 1994, First Thought: "Not Again."

    Omar EdwardsWhen Desmond Robinson heard that white police officers had shot a black off-duty officer in Harlem, he woke his son and told him about it.The shooting of Officer Omar Edwards last night took Robinson all the way back to Aug. 22, 1994 when he was a black police officer, with 10 years on t ... More >>

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