Monday, February 19, 2018

NYPD spying on Muslims challenged
Workers World
Two Muslim men have challenged the New York Police Department's cloak of secrecy over NYPD surveillance of Muslim mosques and student groups. The men's case went to the New York Court of Appeals here on Feb. 6, with more than 30 supporters filling the ...

New York Post
Fat cops are weighing down the NYPD
New York Post
The NYPD is being dragged down by overweight cops — and the brass isn't doing anything about the ballooning problem, police sources told The Post. “We really are the world's largest police department,” said one veteran cop who's worked in Manhattan ...

Sunday, February 18, 2018

New York Post
Murky $1.5M taxpayer-funded NYPD poll raises questions
New York Post
A three-question survey has been pinging New Yorkers' cellphones, asking them to rate the job the NYPD is doing. But the pop quiz is costing taxpayers $1.5 million, with a murky money trail and ties to an ex-police commissioner's crony, and the results ...

Saturday Rewind: Rikers split and yellow shoes
Need to catch up on stories from the week? Take a look at what you missed in the Saturday Rewind: RIKERS CONTROVERSY Not everyone is happy with Mayor de Blasio's plan to shut down Rikers Island and replace it with four smaller jails spread throughout ...

Saturday, February 17, 2018

New York Daily News
New York top court clears man held six years at Rikers Island without trial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, on Thursday threw out the indictment of a man who spent more than six years in the Rikers Island jail in a Manhattan murder case, saying his constitutional right ...
Cuomo, de Blasio are prisoners of deadlines in Rikers fight New York Daily News
New York City Mayor de Blasio Details Plan to Close Rikers Jail Democracy Now!
De Blasio: Here's How New York City Can Close Rikers Island Faster Observer

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NYPD nabs Staten Island Mall purse-snatching suspect
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police have released the identity of the individual arrested in connection with Friday's Staten Island Mall robbery. Jahmaree Lloyd, 19, a resident of Treadwell Avenue in Port Richmond, was charged with robbery, assault, grand ...

Friday, February 16, 2018