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    Former NYPD Commissioner Backed into Pregnant Woman; Drove Off

    Former NYPD Commissioner Backed into Pregnant Woman; Drove Off
    NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police commissioner has been accused of backing his SUV into a pregnant woman, then driving away. Police say Howard Safir bumped the woman with his Cadillac Friday afternoon in Manhattan. She was treated for a bruised shoulder, but wasn't seriously hurt. [widget:news__new_york_city] Police detectives decided not to press charges. They say Safir ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -13
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    Son of Paralyzed Cop to Join the Force

    NEW YORK -- Among the new NYPD cadets scheduled to be sworn into the police academy is Conor McDonald. He's the son of Steven McDonald who was paralyzed on the job in 1986. The 23-year-old Conor is Steven's only son. His wife was pregnant when he was shot in Central Park and later forgave the shooter. Conor and his fellow cadets ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +19
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    NYPD Commissioner Involved In Three-Car Collision

    NYPD Commissioner Involved In Three-Car Collision
    BROOKLYN - A police car carrying NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly was involved in a three-car smashup on the snow-slick Gowanus Expressway on Wednesday, cops said. The unmarked police vehicle - a 2008 Ford Expedition - was traveling behind a white van as it merged onto the Belt Parkway entrance ramp near 65th St. in Bay Ridge at 8 p.m., police said. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    NYPD Officer On Rape Case: I Don't Kiss and Tell

    NEW YORK — A New York City police officer fighting a rape charge says he was simply being discreet by not telling his police partner about lying in the accuser’s bed with her. New York Police Department Officer Kenneth Moreno testified Wednesday he doesn’t “kiss and tell.” Moreno and Officer Franklin Mata are on trial on charges including rape. They were ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -12
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    Police, First Responders Warned About Dangers of 'Detergent Suicides'

    NEW YORK - Police across the city have been warned that "detergent suicides" - which use household cleaners to create poisonous gas - can also kill cops and other first responders, the Daily News has learned. A recent internal order says people who kill themselves in this way often post warning signs, such as "Hydrogen Sulfide Suicide," so relatives and cops ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +4
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    NYPD: On-Duty Officer Commits Suicide In Queens

    Submitted by cakdep1 | Published about 2 years ago | Rated -12
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    Fourth NYPD Suicide in 2012

    Submitted by oxmav3rickxo | Published about 2 years ago | Rated -16
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    Escaped Ex-Con Who Drove Off In Police Cruiser Recaptured

    RIDGEFIELD, CT - The ex-con who pulled a Houdini, speeding away from police while still handcuffed, was arrested Thursday morning at a Connecticut hotel, police said. This time, police said, Jose Rodriguez, 27, was taken into custody without incident when a slew of officers from the NYPD, Connecticut cops and members of a federal task force rolled up on a hotel ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +2
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    Armed Man Killed By Police Left Suicide Note

    NEW YORK - Armed with two loaded pistols, 45-year-old Carl Lastorino of Brooklyn stormed into Peter’s Tire and Rim Shop in East New York yesterday just before 5 p.m. and screamed, "Peter, this is for you!" before opening fire, police say. [photo:606152] The alleged recipient of Lastorino's largess was presumably the shop's owner, 49-year-old Peter Argentina, who was shot once in ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -3
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    Obama Thanks NYPD for Times Square Bomb Response

    NEW YORK - President Barack Obama made a stop in New York City Thursday to thank the city's police department for its work in tracking down and arresting a man accused of attempting to detonate a car bomb in Times Square on May 1. Mr. Obama told officers their swift work and cooperation with federal investigators in the case serves as ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +8
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    NYPD Undercover Unit Key in NJ Terror Arrests

    NYPD Undercover Unit Key in NJ Terror Arrests
    NEW YORK — The undercover investigator credited with helping stop two would-be terrorists had sought to begin his New York Police Department career like nearly everyone else — as a rookie patrolman. But when police officials learned he spoke Arabic and noticed his calm demeanor, they soon had other plans for him. The recruit agreed to skip the police academy and ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +11
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    To Prevent Mistaken Identity, NYPD Starts Photographing Irises of Suspects

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is taking photographs of the irises of crime suspects along with their fingerprints and mug shots. The NYPD says the images will be used to help avoid cases of mistaken identity. The process takes about five seconds. Suspects will be scanned using handheld devices when they're arrested and again shortly before they're ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Boozing JetBlue passenger busted by off-duty NYPD cop Anibal Mercado

    Submitted by mz66 | Published over 2 years ago | Rated +4
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    New York City Safer Than Ever Before?

    New York City Safer Than Ever Before?
    NEW YORK - New York is on pace to record fewer murders in 2009 than in any year in recent memory - and overall crime is plummeting, too, officials said Monday. "All of the experts said it couldn't be done, particularly in a down economy, but we've done it and we should all feel very proud," Mayor Bloomberg boasted in announcing ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +2
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    The Empire Strikes Bank

    The Empire Strikes Bank
    LONG ISLAND - A lot of robbers use force. This one used the Force. A bandit decked out in a Darth Vader costume strolled into a Long Island bank on Thursday - and walked out with a wad of cash. The villain looked ready for Halloween, wearing the "Star Wars" scoundrel's signature mask and sweeping black cape. He lost some authenticity ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -2
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    NYC Responders Sent to Haiti Draw on 9/11

    NYC Responders Sent to Haiti Draw on 9/11
    NEW YORK - When the twin towers came down on Sept. 11, 2001, deputy police inspector Robert Lukach was there, working on the pile, digging through the rubble for survivors. Joe Downey, a New York City fire chief, was there too. He also was in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina and in Haiti after Hurricane Gustav. Now, the men are leading ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +10
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    City Chief Decries Dropping of Charge

    Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan is disappointed that the city prosecutor dropped a charge of obstructing police against an elementary school principal, he said Wednesday. The charge, which was filed last month against Lynnette Dixon, 45, was dropped Tuesday afternoon, City Prosecutor Robert Garner confirmed. Dixon is the principal at Hawthorne Elementary School, 1105 E. 33rd St. North. Garner said the ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +1
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    NYPD Bomb Squad Investigates Potential Threat in Union Square

    NYPD Bomb Squad Investigates Potential Threat in Union Square
    NEW YORK — New York City police evacuated part of an apartment building and blocked off some streets near Manhattan's Union Square after a Thursday night report of a suspicious vehicle with gas in the back seat, but nothing threatening was found. NYPD investigators located the owner of the 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, which was parked in front of the Con ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rate This
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    NYPD van driven by auxiliary police chief, 85, crashes into building, kills pedestrian in Chinatown

    Submitted by SMW4747 | Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -11
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    NYPD Set to Aid Haitian Police

    NYPD Set to Aid Haitian Police
    NEW YORK CITY - New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly returned to Haiti on Monday to meet with the earthquake-devastated country's president and lay the groundwork for the deployment later this month of six Creole-speaking NYPD officers to help train the Haitian police force. Mr. Kelly, who helped establish an interim police force there after political chaos enveloped Haiti in the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +1
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