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The NYPD Drone Czar Wants You to Know One Thing: ‘The Drones Are Great’

At a drones, robotics, and AI summit, the commanding officer said he wished the public felt more positively about the police department's tech-forward mission.

November 9, 2023

Eric Adams Won’t Engage With What Everyone Knows: The NYPD Whitewashed Kawaski Trawick’s Killing

The mayor who ran on a promise to hold police accountable now doesn't want to "interfere."

November 9, 2023

New York’s Finest: Protect and Slur-ve

Plus lots of bogus license plates and a CO impersonating a cop.

November 7, 2023

Eric Adams Does Not Want to Be Asked About Kawaski Trawick

The mayor won’t even admit he’s read reporting documenting the whitewash of an NYPD killing.

November 1, 2023

How Racism, Sex Panics, and Fiorello La Guardia Made the Modern NYPD

Historian Emily Brooks’s new book “Gotham’s War Within a War” explores how today’s NYPD was built against the backdrop of World War II and the need for “national security.”

October 31, 2023

New York’s Finest: World’s First Immortal Cop Survives Touching Fentanyl

Fraternizing with the Gilgo Beach killer, a fake 311 operator, and vetoes from the police commissioner.

October 25, 2023

The NYPD Is Still Policing Protests Like It’s 2020

The NYPD’s handling of a pro-Palestinian rally in Bay Ridge Saturday would have violated the George Floyd protest settlement.

October 24, 2023

New York’s Finest: The Cop Got Sturdy

Plus pistol-whipping, a demotion, and some May 2020 road rage.

October 11, 2023

Eric Adams Still Can’t Say Whether NYPD Ran Out the Clock on Accountability for Kawaski Trawick’s Killers

"They held all the evidence that they needed to prosecute these officers."

October 10, 2023