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    Officer: Suspect Shot 23 Times Ignited 46-Bullet Storm By Firing First

    Officer: Suspect Shot 23 Times Ignited 46-Bullet Storm By Firing First
    NEW YORK CITY - An NYPD officer who opened fire during a Harlem melee told fellow cops a suspect who ended up with 23 bullet wounds shot first. "The guy shot at me," Officer Douglas Brightman told Sgt. Brian Duffy moments after the Aug. 8 shooting, a source said. "And I fired back." A second cop, Sgt. Philip Terpos, said Brightman ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -3
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    WTC Slated to Get 700-Officer Command

    WTC Slated to Get 700-Officer Command
    NEW YORK - Nearly 700 city cops will be assigned to a new command dedicated to policing the Freedom Tower and surrounding area, NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday. The World Trade Center Command will not be fully staffed until Ground Zero is completely rebuilt. But the 673 officers that will eventually work out of the new command will give it ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +14
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    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman

    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman
    MIAMI - A New York City police detective critically wounded in a bizarre weekend shooting in Miami Beach is improving, authorities said Monday. Detective Harold Thomas, 48, was in a medically induced coma on Sunday, following several operations to stop internal bleeding. Miami Beach police Detective Juan Sanchez said detectives have been unable to speak with Thomas to find out exactly ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -13
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    Angered Motorist Fractures Traffic Agent's Skull in Attack; Flees

    Angered Motorist Fractures Traffic Agent's Skull in Attack; Flees
    BRONX, NY - A double parker in the Bronx who found a traffic cop writing him ticket went berserk and put the cop in the hospital with a fractured skull. The irate motorist fled on foot after the 8:30 a.m. assault and was being hunted. Edgar Saeteros, a 35-year-old traffic control specialist, was in stable condition at Jacobi Medical Center, cops ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -23
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    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man

    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man
    NEW YORK - Two cops plunged into the frigid Hudson River Thursday to rescue a man who dropped his coat in the water and fell in trying to fish it out. Sapped of his strength by the numbing water, Eddie Morales, 29, was bobbing in the waves, perilously close to the jagged remnants of an old pier off W. 16th St. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +43
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    NYPD Officer Could Face Perjury Charges Over Dismissed Ticket

    NYPD Officer Could Face Perjury Charges Over Dismissed Ticket
    NEW YORK - An NYPD cop who helped a Yankees executive get a traffic ticket dismissed could be hit with a perjury charge, police sources said Thursday. Douglas Behar, Yankee Stadium director of operations, got a speeding ticket in the Bronx in August. He sought help from a fellow employee who called a delegate for the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association. The delegate ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    NYPD Officer Shot Twice During Shootout With Teen

    NYPD Officer Shot Twice During Shootout With Teen
    BROOKLYN - An NYPD cop was shot twice in the leg Sunday night while pursuing a teenager who whirled and fired after running into a dead-end stairwell in Brooklyn, cops said. Police Officer Richard Ramirez, 29, may also have been struck in his bullet-resistant vest after he cornered Elijah Foster-Bay, 17, inside an East New York building about 8 p.m., cops ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -17
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    Honored New York EMT by Day, Predator By Night

    Honored New York EMT by Day, Predator By Night
    NEW YORK CITY - A decorated EMT was charged Wednesday with a series of sick sex crimes - including an attack on an 11-year-old in an elevator he commandeered with his Fire Department key. Angus Pascall, 33, was nabbed after one victim jotted down the plate number of his getaway car and was linked to five rapes and assaults through DNA ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -33
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    Off-Duty Officer Killed By Wrong-Way Drunk Driver

    Off-Duty Officer Killed By Wrong-Way Drunk Driver
    An NYPD cop on his way home from work was killed Monday when his car was rammed by a boozed-up Brooklyn man driving the wrong way, authorities said. Officer Andre Menzies - a father of five - was driving east on the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills, L.I., about 12:05 a.m. when he was hit head-on by Michael Bowen's Ford ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -25
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    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC

    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC
    NEW YORK CITY - A quick-thinking street vendor and three heroic cops stopped a madman from detonating a car bomb in the heart of Times Square Saturday night, law enforcement officials told the Daily News. The T-shirt vendor - a Vietnam vet - told Officer Wayne Rhatigan there was smoke coming from a Nissan SUV on the southwest corner of 45th ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    Four NYPD Officers Hurt In Bar Brawl

    Four NYPD Officers Hurt In Bar Brawl
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Authorities say four police officers have been hurt after a brawl inside a Saratoga Springs nightclub spilled into the street, where dozens of people began fighting. Police in the upstate city tell local media that all 15 Saratoga officers on duty plus more than a dozen from other law enforcement agencies helped quell the melee outside Club ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -8
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    Sheriff Joe Considers Entering Governor Race

    Sheriff Joe Considers Entering Governor Race
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio isn't ready to abandon illusions of running for governor just yet. Arpaio said he was exploring the possibility of determining how much it would cost to hire someone to collect signatures for a petition to get him on the gubernatorial ballot, in case he decides to run. Arpaio, 77, said the only ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +34
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    Can Good Cop Work Overcome the Loss of Stop-and-Frisk Database?

    Can Good Cop Work Overcome the Loss of Stop-and-Frisk Database?
    NEW YORK CITY - The NYPD can no longer maintain its controversial stop-and-frisk database of innocent New Yorkers, a blow to city leaders who say it was vital to combatting crime. Gov. Paterson signed legislation yesterday eliminating the database of information about people stopped then released by cops, saying it was "not a policy for a democracy." Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -3
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    NYPD Paperwork Stalls Purchase of New Police Vehicles

    NYPD Paperwork Stalls Purchase of New Police Vehicles
    The NYPD is sitting on $103,000 slated for new vans for southern Brooklyn auxiliary cops, a state lawmaker has charged. The state funds for the four vans have gathered dust for four years because Police Department officials have not filled out paperwork, while Coney Island and East Flatbush precincts expecting the vehicles for volunteer cops have seen crime increase this year. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -8
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    NY Cop Pleads Guilty to Harassing Dep. Inspector's Wife

    NY Cop Pleads Guilty to Harassing Dep. Inspector's Wife
    NEW YORK - A high-ranking NYPD cop faces early retirement after getting busted for harassing his boss' wife at a downtown precinct, the Daily News has learned. Lt. David Chee, 44, pleaded guilty to aggravated harassment in January for calling and texting the wife of Deputy Inspector Gin Yee, commanding officer of the 5th Precinct, law enforcement sources said. "Your husband ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -10
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    NYPD Expanding Security Network Over Manhattan

    NYPD Expanding Security Network Over Manhattan
    NEW YORK - The city's top cop said Thursday the ever-expanding network of security cameras monitoring Manhattan streets and subways has played a key role in scores of recent arrests. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the so-called Ring of Steel technology has helped cops nab about 100 criminals in the subways in the past eight months alone. Most of those bandits ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +11
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    Police Treating Teen's Beating Death As a Hate Crime

    Police Treating Teen's Beating Death As a Hate Crime
    QUEENS, NY - The beating death of a teen at a Queens party by a pack of brutes screaming anti-gay slurs is being investigated as a hate crime, police said Tuesday. "It appears to have all the elements of a hate crime," said NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly. "The hate crime task force is involved." Kelly also revealed that cops were hunting ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -11
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    NYPD Investigating Claim of 1994 Tupac Shooting

    NYPD Investigating Claim of 1994 Tupac Shooting
    NEW YORK - A convicted killer has stepped forward to say he was behind the 1994 robbery and shooting of Tupac Shakur that fueled the bloody rivalry many blame for the rapper's murder two years later. Dexter Isaac, now serving a life sentence, told AllHipHop.com that he robbed Shakur outside the Quad Studio in Manhattan in November 1994 on the orders ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +1
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    Missing Shooting Range Weapons Found

    HARVEY, IL - Federal agents today discovered a cache of weapons they suspect were stolen from the Harvey Police Department’s gun range, officials said. The weapons were found in a wooded area near 148th and Rockwell in the south suburb, officials said. “After some really awesome investigating this afternoon, many of the stolen weapons were recovered, along with many other items ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +13
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    Cyclist Suing NY Cop For Hitting Him With Patrol Car

    BRONX, NY - A Bronx bicyclist is suing the NYPD claiming a reckless cop hit him with a car near the Macombs Dam Bridge. Michael Molina was cycling last April 25 when officer Patrick McKenna hit him with a patrol car, according to the suit filed Monday in Bronx Supreme Court. Molina suffered from a number of scratches and bruises in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -25
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