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Sneering bobble head doll Patrick Lynch, also the city’s most villainous police union head, held the attention of a room full of Bronx cops for barely 10 minutes before two thirds of them “stormed out,” reports the New York Daily News. The essence of the moment was captured forever via a photo that showed an […]

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As increased security brings more cops to Penn Station, MTA cops are facing more assaults and attacks. The New York Post reports that in the past year, 10 cops were attacked and a total of 21 were assaulted; in 2013, no cops were attacked. Only eight were assaulted. During this time, Governor Cuomo also increased […]

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In the past 48 hours, we’ve seen scaremongering tactics in NYC reminiscent of the 1970s, this time aimed at City Hall and supporters of Mayor Bill de Blasio. Cops and NYPD union heads are reportedly spreading rumors and propaganda about de Blasio, who has ruffled their feathers by supporting peaceful protests for Eric Garner, suggesting […]

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City officials announced on Wednesday that they are moving to honor slain Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos by naming two Brooklyn streets after them. Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced their support for a bill sponsored by Council Members Mark Treyger and Rafael Espina, who represent the slain detectives’s […]

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In a month that has brought increased criticism of the NYPD, the New York Times has released a report that gives even more reason to be wary of police officers. The Times writes that a string of arrests for gun possession in Brooklyn in recent years “suggest a pattern of questionable police conduct and tactics” […]

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A disturbing new video shows an NYPD officer beating an alleged farebeater over the head with a nightstick — a move that’s “against department policy,” reports PIX11. The incident, which took place around 8 PM at the Myrtle Avenue (Broadway) J/M/Z station. The video begins with the officer pinning 20-year-old Donovan Lawson against a wall, […]

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In the realm of shady, asshole moves by police to fill quotas, this one ranks fairly high: According to WABC, a Fort Lee police officer dressed up as Donald Duck on Halloween — the children’s holiday! — and issued tickets to motorists. The reason for the scheme? To ticket motorists who failed to yield to […]

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Master of disguise, Christian Damgaard, 41, was just unlocking his [totally-not-a-Citi-Bike] bicycle when police became suspicious. There was something about the purple bicycle that just seemed off, but what could it be? It looked like a Citi Bike but it was purple, Citi Bikes are blue. After a thorough investigation using what’s known as cop-eye, […]

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An NYPD officer allegedly took $1,300 from a man’s pocket in Coney Island during a stop-and-frisk, reports the Daily News. The money has not been accounted for. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office is investigating. In video footage recorded at the scene, the cop frisking construction worker Lamard Joye “appears to reach into Joye’s pocket and pull out a thick wad of […]

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According to the EFF, police departments around the country have been distributing spyware that can record and transmit everything you do on your computer. In an effort to provide parents with better monitoring tools, more than two hundred police departments in thirty-five states have bought ComputerCOP in bulk amounts to proliferate it in their communities. In […]

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