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Politics
The New York Police Department says its facial recognition database is limited to mugshots, but documents obtained by HuffPost show apparent Facebook photos.
Crime
The threatening statement came after two officers were shot in separate targeted attacks in a span of 12 hours.
Crime
An officer was shot in a police precinct Sunday morning, just hours after another officer was shot in a patrol van, authorities said.
U.S. News
Karol Sanchez told police that she orchestrated the hoax because of her relationship with her "overprotective" mother.
U.S. News
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio accused the NYPD union official of victim-shaming Tessa Majors for her own murder.
Politics
"How would he distinguish himself from Trump if he has some of these similar leanings?” one Muslim New Yorker wanted to know.
Black Voices
A new report claims the New York Police Department is using a dubious database to profile and crack down on Black and brown youth.
Crime
Brothers Oren and Ronen Levy said they plan legal action against the NYPD after their shipment of legal hemp was confiscated.
Politics
Vermont police had cleared the shipment as legal, Oren Levy of Green Angel CBD said.
U.S. News
The protest follows disturbing videos showing police allegedly punching teens on a transit platform and storming a subway car with guns drawn.
U.S. News
The officers allegedly had their guns drawn at the man, prompting criticism that they left passengers fearing for their lives.
Politics
Trump's lawyer said the president could shoot somebody in Manhattan and still skirt charges. The mayor and the police department disagree.
U.S. News
The 35-year-old police sergeant was reportedly found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Queens.
Politics
Mulkeen, 33, died Sunday in the Bronx after being shot three times, officials said.
HuffPost Personal
My family never realized that he, like many other police officers, was struggling with his mental health.
HuffPost Personal
9/11-related illnesses often make affected families feel like that dark day has never ended.
Politics
The New York mayor and 2020 presidential contender has faced harsh criticism for repeatedly failing to take action after Garner's fatal 2014 arrest.
U.S. News
Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, a veteran of the NYPD, was accused of failing to adequately supervise the officer who put Garner in a chokehold before his death.
U.S. News
Judge Rosemarie Maldonado has recommended that Officer Daniel Pantaleo be fired from the NYPD for his "reckless" use of the banned maneuver.
Crime
Officer Daniel Pantaleo was seen on camera in 2014 putting the father in a fatal and illegal chokehold.