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  • NYPD commissioner Dermot Shea blames bail reform for 2020 crime spike

    01/27/2020 7:19:36 AM PST · by karpov · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 24, 2020 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    A sharp rise in citywide crime since 2020 began was sparked by New York’s new bail reform laws, which took away a judge’s discretion to hold repeat and possibly violent offenders behind bars, NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said at a press conference Friday. “In the first three weeks of this year, we’re seeing significant spikes in crime. So either we forgot how to police New York City, or there’s a correlation,” Shea told reporters in reference to the new laws. “If you let out individuals that commit a lot of crime, that’s precision policing in reverse and we’re seeing...
  • Retired NYPD Det. Sonny Grosso, of ‘French Connection’ fame, dead at 88

    01/23/2020 8:19:37 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 39 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 22 January 2020 | Cathy Burke and John Annese
    “He was some narcotics detective. He made that case. He made the French Connection case," said retired Det. Randy Jurgensen, who also worked on the case and on the award-winning movie as the NYPD adviser. “Sonny Grosso was a legendary cop who made the transition to filmmaking with gritty cinema verite stories about cops," Denis Hamill said Wednesday night, praising him for being the inspiration for the Scheider character in “the best cop movie ever made.”
  • New York AG Letitia James’ obscene attack on the NYPD

    01/19/2020 7:58:21 AM PST · by karpov · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 18, 2020
    New York’s top law enforcement official, Attorney General Letitia James, is going after . . . law enforcement. On Monday, James said she’s probing the NYPD’s fare-evasion policing for racial bias. It’s a disgraceful pander. “If NYers have been targeted because of the color of their skin, we will not hesitate to take legal action,” she tweeted. Well, sure: If cops were singling out minorities, she’d be remiss not to act. Yet there’s no evidence — none — of such targeting. From October 2017 to June 2019, James notes, minorities got 70% of the fare-evasion summonses and accounted for 90% of arrests,...
  • FBI Raid Thomas Paine’s House, Point Guns At His Young Children; How an Award-Winning Reporter...

    08/27/2018 4:12:53 PM PDT · by blueyon · 31 replies
    TruePundit ^ | 8/27/18 | Thomas Paine
    """FBI Raid Thomas Paine’s House, Point Guns At His Young Children; How an Award-Winning Reporter Became Thomas Paine""" I can say with certainty, my decision to journey back into journalism was made after the FBI pointed guns at the heads of my wife and children. I knew that first morning (the FBI actually raided my home twice and pointed guns at my family twice) when federal agents raided our home one definitive thing was going to unfold: These bastards — and their bosses — were going to pay for violating my family. My kids. My home. One way or the...
  • Man who sucker-punched cop in Brooklyn is back on his old turf

    12/30/2019 7:17:47 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 31 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 29, 2019 | Ruth Weissmann and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    The man who was arrested for sucker-punching an NYPD cop in Brooklyn was back at his old stomping ground Sunday — just two days after being released without bail despite a slew of charges. Steven Haynes, 40, returned to Livingston and Court streets in Downtown Brooklyn — where police say he slugged and brawled with one of New York’s Finest on Thursday — after being cut loose, irritating local merchants who say he’s been a troublesome presence on the block for months.
  • NYPD officer violently attacked while 'partner' politely asks criminal to stop. [video of cowardly cop]

    12/30/2019 6:50:03 PM PST · by grundle · 67 replies
    lawenforcementtoday.com ^ | December 29, 2019 | Pat Droney
    Full title: NYPD officer violently attacked while 'partner' politely asks criminal to stop. Suspect released with no bail. Video: https://twitter.com/SBANYPD/status/1210935475168567297BROOKLYN, NY – It’s open season on cops in New York City, and an incident this past Thursday shows that criminals no longer care about assaulting them, especially since in the state of New York, assaulting a police officer is not considered a serious enough crime to warrant cash bail. In downtown Brooklyn, 40-year-old Steven Haynes apparently sucker punched the unsuspecting officer for no reason. The officer fell to the ground, at which point Haynes continued punching the officer in the...
  • Man sucker punches, wrestles NYPD cop to the ground in Brooklyn

    12/28/2019 11:40:21 AM PST · by lowbridge · 103 replies
    nypost.com ^ | December 28, 2019 | Tina Moore and Ruth Weissmann
    A deranged man sucker-punched an NYPD officer on a Brooklyn sidewalk, pinning the cop to the ground and refusing to budge, body camera footage obtained by The Post shows. The wild video shows Steven Haynes, 40, socking the uniformed officer across the face outside a Bank of America near the corner of Livingston St. and Court St. in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday, officials said. Haynes, who police said had been sitting on the sidewalk drinking and blocking pedestrians, briefly brawls with the officer before wrestling him to the pavement in a swift attack that sends a nearby trash can flying...
  • A Conversation With Rudy Giuliani Over Bloody Marys at the Mark Hotel

    12/23/2019 12:42:25 PM PST · by MAGA_patriot · 41 replies
    The New Yorker ^ | 12/23/2019 | Olivia Nuzzi
    As the black SUV came to a stop on 33rd Street in Manhattan, its lights flashing, a pale hand stretched through the open window of the passenger door and gave a little wave. It was attached to Rudy Giuliani, who smiled from behind his tortoiseshell sunglasses. He apologized for being late. “Couldn’t go on sidewalks like I used to,” he said, mourning a perk of his past life as mayor. It was early in the afternoon on Sunday, December 8, and Giuliani had just returned from Ukraine, where he said he was looking for information to undermine the case to...
  • Bernard Kerik: New York City violent crime spike due to liberal policies handcuffing cops

    12/14/2019 2:59:37 PM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/14/2019 | Julia Musto
    Liberal polices are "reversing" gains made in fighting crime in New York City, former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik .. blamed Mayor Bill DeBlasio and the City Council for a recent spike in violent crime. Murder investigations in 2019 spiked to 9.4 percent this year. "I don't blame the NYPD. I blame the mayor. I blame the City Council. I blame the people that promote this anti-cop rhetoric," Kerik said. "They took stop-question-and-frisk away from the cops. They took enforcement out of law enforcement." ... at the end of the day, the men and women in the NYPD have to have...
  • NYPD Turns Against the FBI: Seized Laptop Shows Hillary Clinton Covered Up

    03/22/2017 2:34:28 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 79 replies
    True Pundit ^ | March 22, 2017 | Investigative Bureau
    New York Police Department detectives and sources working an underage child pornography case against Anthony Weiner confirm the laptop seized from the former congressman contains proof that Hillary Clinton knew he was engaging in a long sexual relationship with a minor but did not intervene to alert any state or federal authorities to protect the 15 year old. Not blowing the whistle on the serial sexter allowed Weiner to keep sexting the youth via cell phone and internet chats for approximately another four more months, NYPD sources said. While Clinton was busy campaigning to be the first female US president...
  • IG Report Confirms True Pundit BOMBSHELL on Hillary’s Emails; Details Comey Was Briefed on...

    06/14/2018 6:01:29 PM PDT · by blueyon · 30 replies
    TruePundit ^ | 6/14/18 | admin
    """IG Report Confirms True Pundit BOMBSHELL on Hillary’s Emails; Details Comey Was Briefed on Clinton-Linked ‘Sex Crimes Against Children’ Evidence on Weiner Laptop""" Keep in mind True Pundit broke this story on November 2, 2016. (That’s 21 months ago for those keeping score). Now, today, the Inspector General confirmed the FBI knew there was evidence on Anthony Weiner’s laptop and Hillary Clinton’s emails linked to sex crimes against children. And James Comey was briefed about it. From our 2016 news breaking article: New York Police Department detectives and prosecutors working an alleged underage sexting case against former Congressman Anthony Weiner...
  • Hillary Clinton: Comey Was ‘Under Pressure’ From Rudy Giuliani To Re-Open Email Probe [VIDEO]

    09/26/2017 3:26:24 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 41 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 9/26/17 | Chuck Ross
    Hillary Clinton has a new theory for why former FBI Director James Comey re-opened an investigation into her emails just before the presidential election. “He was under pressure from Rudy Giuliani, others, both former and current FBI officials,” Clinton said in an interview with Charlie Rose on Monday. Since losing the election to Trump, Clinton has railed against Comey over his Oct. 28 decision to re-open the email probe. The decision was made after FBI agents discovered some of Clinton’s emails on a computer shared by her aide, Huma Abedin, and her husband, Anthony Weiner. Weiner was under investigation at...
  • New York Jailbreak Law to Free Suspects Accused of Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Child Sex...

    11/18/2019 7:21:45 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Nov 2019 | JOHN BINDER
    FULL TITLE: New York Jailbreak Law to Free Suspects Accused of Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Child Sex Crimes New York’s latest criminal justice reform plan will release suspects accused of second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, child sex crimes, and making threats of terrorism without ever having to post bail. The state’s series of bail reforms, set to go into effect January 2020, will ensure that suspects accused of crimes deemed “non-violent” are not jailed before their trial dates and do not have to post bail. The list of crimes where suspects will be freed from prison before trial includes: Second-degree manslaughter...
  • Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police practice

    11/17/2019 6:17:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 18, 2019 | Brian Slodysko
    Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact on people of color. Addressing a black church in Brooklyn, Bloomberg said he was “sorry” and acknowledged it often led to the detention of blacks and Latinos. “I can’t change history,” Bloomberg told the congregation. “However today, I want you to know that I realize back then I was wrong.” Bloomberg’s reversal is notable for someone who is often reluctant to...
  • Liberals Hate the Police

    11/12/2019 10:56:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2019 | Derek Hunter
    There was a time when any candidate for any office with a background in law enforcement would proudly talk about their record and make it a cornerstone of their campaign. In the last few years, however, the Democratic Party has not only moved away from this former truth, but they’ve actually embraced an anti-police hatred that is dangerous and destructive. It started on a large scale in Ferguson, Missouri, with Michael Brown. This was the guy, who all the evidence showed was the aggressor who went after officer Darren Wilson, who was shot and killed while charging the officer for...
  • De Blasio, Cuomo show sneering hostility as Trump leaves New York

    11/02/2019 10:53:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The New York Post ^ | November 2, 2019 | Michael Goodwin
    In the tweet confirming he switched his official residency from New York to Florida, President Trump said, “Despite the fact that I pay millions of dollars in city, state and local taxes each year, I have been treated very badly by the political leaders of both the city and state.” As if on cue, those leaders instantly proved his point. “Good riddance,” thundered Gov. Cuomo. “Don’t let the door hit you on your way out,” chimed in Mayor de Blasio. Their sneering hostility is yet another example of how Cuomo and de Blasio are failing to take advantage of having...
  • Brooklyn anti-cop protest turns violent, blocks traffic: 'Don't let these pigs touch us'

    11/02/2019 11:07:28 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    New York Post via Fox News ^ | 11/02/2019 | Alex Taylor, Catherine Kast
    Close to a thousand anti-police protesters descended on Downtown Brooklyn Friday night, blocking traffic, vandalizing a city bus and shouting obscene insults at NYPD cops. The demonstration formed soon after 7 p.m. on the streets near the Barclays Center, with protesters unfurling large banners that read “— the police” and “Don’t let these pigs touch us.” The crowd began dispersing by 9 p.m. The demonstration was in response to a planned crackdown on fare evasion by the NYPD — and two controversial police actions in Brooklyn subway stations in recent weeks. In one of the incidents, an NYPD cop sent...
  • Anarchy in Brooklyn as anti-cop protest gets violent over subway fare evasion

    11/02/2019 11:03:20 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 1, 2019 | The Hill
    Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in Brooklyn on Friday night to protest police violence after a teen was seen in a viral video being punched by an officer in a subway brawl. Video of the incident posted on social media showed an altercation breaking out on a subway platform in Brooklyn late last week, with an officer seen punching 15-year-old Benjamin Marshall. Marshall and his parents say he was not part of the fight and was instead looking for his backpack on the platform when he was punched. Protesters responded by swarming streets in Brooklyn on Friday night,...
  • Heroin addict allegedly drags NYPD cop with his car — and wins $11 million in court

    10/31/2019 6:48:29 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/31/19 | Julia Marsh
    A heroin addict with nearly 20 arrests to his name allegedly dragged a cop along a busy Bronx street while fleeing a traffic stop, forcing another lawman to shoot him — and a jury just handed him an $11 million payday, The Post has learned. Raoul Lopez took the city to court over the harrowing 2006 run-in that left him partially paralyzed on his right side, and was awarded the eight-figure sum by a Bronx jury Tuesday. Lopez, 27 when the encounter happened, was in the midst of “a two-week-long bender” and had just scored his latest fix on Feb....
  • De Blasio on porn star Annina Ucatis’ private NYPD tour: Hard to believe

    10/24/2019 10:27:56 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/24/2019 | Julia Marsh & Aaron Feis
    Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn’t “understand how on earth” a German porn star got deep inside sensitive areas of NYPD headquarters, he said Thursday, as an NYPD boss vowed to find answers. “I’ve only heard the beginning of this, and I don’t like what I hear,” fumed Hizzoner of Annina Ucatis’ private tour of the Lower Manhattan cop shop — first reported by The Post — where she was free to film inside the clandestine Real Time Crime Center, and even outside Commissioner James O’Neill’s office. “I don’t understand how on earth this could have happened,” continued de Blasio of...