Tag: NYPD

NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia Killed in ‘Unprovoked’ Attack

A New York City police officer was shot and killed while sitting in her police vehicle in the Bronx early Wednesday morning. A suspect allegedly approached without warning and shot her through the car window at about 12:30 a.m. “This is absolutely an unprovoked attack,” said NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill. Miosotis Familia, 48, a…

Suspect in NYC Imam’s Murder Arrested [VIDEO]

Police have arrested and identified a man suspected of murdering an imam and his friend after they left a New York mosque on Saturday afternoon. Oscar Morel, 35, has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. Officials said Morel shot both 55-year-old Imam Alauddin Akonjee…

1 Dead, 3 Wounded at T.I.’s NYC Concert [VIDEO]

One person was shot dead and three others wounded Wednesday night as gunfire rang out shortly before a T.I. performance at the Irving Plaza concert venue in Manhattan. According to NYPD representatives, at least four people were shot just before the artist went on stage just after 10 p.m.—one 33-year-old victim died from his wounds,…

NYPD Kills Slasher in Manhattan [VIDEO]

New York police shot and killed a knife-wielding man in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning after he reportedly stabbed a woman. The New York Post reports the man stabbed a woman, citing authorities and eyewitnesses. (The Wall Street Journal’s law enforcement reporter confirmed the stabbing.) He reportedly lunged at police before he was shot by…

Suspicious Letter Sent to Trump’s Son [VIDEO]

The New York Police Department is investigating a suspicious piece of mail containing white powder that was sent Thursday to Donald Trump’s son. The letter was sent to Eric Trump’s apartment at Trump Parc East, a luxury building located on Central Park South, ABC News reports, citing a Trump organization source. The NYPD confirmed to…

NYPD Officer Shot in the Head, Dies [VIDEO]

A New York police officer died Tuesday night after he was shot in the head in East Harlem. Officer Randolph Holder, 33, was responding to reports of gunshots with other officers assigned to patrol public housing when they encountered a man riding a bike. The suspect exchanged fire with the officers and struck Randolph in…

NYPD Cop Caught on Camera Berating Uber Driver

NYPD Cop Caught on Camera Berating Uber Driver Will Be Transferred Out of Elite Unit. Watch this plain clothes cop go nuts on this driver while the passenger secretly records him. Can you imagine how many taxi drivers cops do this too?

NYPD Cop Indicted for Unarmed Man Killing [VIDEO]

The NYPD cop who allegedly shot and killed unarmed black man Akai Gurley in the stairwell of a public housing development in Brooklyn last November has been indicted on unspecified charges. Peter Liang had been on the job for only 18 months and was patrolling the stairwell with his gun drawn, according to NYPD Commissioner…

NYPD Arrest 2 Men for Police Threats [VIDEO]

Police arrested two men for threatening the New York Police Department, totaling in six arrests since a gunman shot and killed two officers on Saturday. Police charged 41-year-old Tyrone Mellville on Wednesday after he allegedly called Brooklyn’s 84th Precinct, where slain cops Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were based, and asked to speak to Ramos.…

Black NYPD Cops Claim They’ve Witnessed Racial Profiling [VIDEO]

Harold Thomas, a black former detective now suing the department for which he worked nearly 30 years, says he used to tell NYPD cadets he’s more scared of them than of criminals. A number of black NYPD officers say they have experienced the same racial profiling that cost Eric Garner his life. Garner, a 43-year-old…

VIDEO Apparently Show NY Police Killer Suspect

The NYPD made public a surveillance video on Monday, December 22, of a man said to be Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who is suspected of shooting and killing of two New York City police officers. The video purports to show Ismaaiyl Brinsley entering the Atlantic Mall in Brooklyn before he allegedly walked up to two officers in…

NYPD Killer Shoot Girlfriend Just Before Ambush [VIDEO]

Just before 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley approached a squad car and fatally shot two officers in Brooklyn, he turned to people on the street, asked them to follow him on Instagram and said, “Watch what I’m going to do,” police said Sunday. The Brooklyn-born killer had a long criminal record which included at least 19 arrests…

NYPD Kills Synagogue Stabber [VIDEO]

NYPD anti-terror officers killed a knife-wielding man who stabbed an Israeli student at the Chabad-Lubavitch synagogue in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. According to a witness, Calvin Peters rushed into the synagogue screaming “I want to kill the Jew!” at around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. Shortly after he stabbed Levi Rosenviat, 22, in the head, cops…

Garner’s Widow: ‘Hell No’ to Cop Apology [VIDEO]

Eric Garner’s widow blasted the police officer who killed her husband after a grand jury decided not to indict him Wednesday. “Hell no!” Esaw Garner responded to the question of whether she would accept Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s apology. “The time for remorse was when my husband was yelling to breathe. That would have been the…

Protests erupt following Eric Garner grand jury decision

Protests erupted in New York and other major cities Wednesday night after a grand jury declined to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Police estimated approximately 30 protesters were arrested in New York. The Justice Department has launched a civil rights probe into the case. Photo: Protesters shut down streets…

Al Sharpton Will Speak At Funeral Of Man Killed By NYPD Chokehold [VIDEO]

Al Sharpton Will Speak At Funeral Of Man Killed By Unnecessary NYPD Chokehold Man Killed By Unnecessary NYPD Chokehold [VIDEO] A Staten Island man died Thursday after police placed him in a chokehold as they attempted to arrest him for selling untaxed cigarettes. According to authorities, Eric Garner, 43, went into cardiac arrest and died…

NYPD abandons program that spied on Muslim neighborhoods

The New York Police Department said it has abandoned a program that sent plainclothes detectives to eavesdrop on conversations in Muslim neighborhoods. The decision by the nation’s largest police force to shutter the surveillance program represents the first sign that William J. Bratton, the department’s new commissioner, is backing away from some of the post-9/11…

NYPD, NYFD Brawl at Hockey Game [VIDEO]

Something went wrong during the second period of an annual NYPD-FDNY charity hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Sunday, a bench-clearing brawl broke out. The fight began in the second period when both teams were tied 3-3. The game did resume after the fight, and the NYPD had its first victory in six years, winning 8-5.

Man and 3-year-old son dead from 52 floor building fall NYPD report

A man and his 3-year-old son plummeted to their deaths from a Manhattan apartment building, police said Sunday as they investigated what led to the tragedy. Authorities said they received an emergency call reporting two jumpers from the 52-floor building on the Upper West Side around noon. Officers responding to the scene found the 35-year-old…

NYPD Agent Arrested For Biker Beating Spied On Occupy Activists

A NYPD cop arrested in connection with the violent biker brawl last month in Manhattan reportedly worked as an undercover officer and tried to infiltrate the Occupy movement and the activism community that supported Anonymous hacktivist Jeremy Hammond. Officer Wojciech Braszczok, 32, was arrested this week for his alleged role in the Sept. 29 beating…