Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson is slamming a judge who dropped charges against a police officer in the fatal February, 2012 shooting of an unarmed teenager. Meanwhile, the judge blamed the prosecutors for screwing up their grand jury instructions.
"It cannot be said more forcefully that we ... More >>
A second police officer took the witness stand today to testify that illegal quotas for arrests, summons and stop and frisks drove his precinct's crime strategy.
Pedro Serrano worked in the same Bronx precinct as Officer Adhyl Polanco, who testified on Tuesday in the class action lawsuit challengin ... More >>
Patrick Lynch, the police union president, defended police officers accused in a series of indictments handed down by a Bronx grand jury. In all, 16 officers have been indicted--including union delegates--10 for fixing hundreds of tickets, and six for unrelated corruption charges
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Patrick Lynch, the powerful head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association , is facing a rare insurgent campaign challenging four of his board members in the upcoming union election.
The quartet running against "Team Lynch" calls itself the "Voice of the Cops," and accuses Lynch of failing t ... More >>
Citizens Crime Commission President Richard Aborn and police union president Patrick Lynch offered their takes this afternoon on the newest of the "NYPD Tapes," which reveal precinct commanders threatening to penalize officers who don't hit their quotas.
"My belief is that quotas are not go ... More >>