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A Fire Department spokesman, trying to make a point about how seriously the agency took the mocking of George Floyd's death by nine white firefighters it suspended, after detailing the time lost that …

A Cautionary Tale To Curtail FDNY Racism

This was this reaction from a veteran firefighter who's a liberal to the New York Times article detailing racism in the Fire Department, including the mocking of George Floyd's death: "Absolutely …

Stormy Horizon

Those prison-reform advocates who think the path to rehabilitation lies in avoiding any discipline that might discomfort detainees might want to take a look at what is happening in a system that is …

Mayor the One Constant Amid Jail-System Tumult

It was a City Council hearing featuring familiar arguments about mentally ill inmates in the jail system.  The president of the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association testified that his …

Mayor de Blasio, jarred from his lethargy into visiting Rikers Island Sept. 27 by a scathing letter from the Federal monitor questioning whether his administration had the competence to make needed …

City Bum-Raps COBA  For COs' Absences

Whoever coined the phrase "You can never be too rich or too thin" was only half right when it comes to the de Blasio administration's lawsuit accusing the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association …

Mayor's Bad Bluff

During the 2013 mayoral election pitting Bill de Blasio against Joe Lhota, one police-union official explained the dilemma he and his colleagues faced by saying, "One of them hates cops and loves …

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, from the time then-President Donald Trump nominated him for the job last year, has behaved like a man with two missions: to devalue the U.S. Postal Service while …

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A Second Bite at Barry

The inescapable question, as NYPD Sgt. Hugh Barry prepared for a departmental trial due to begin Sept. 20 concerning actions that ended with him fatally shooting Deborah Danner inside her Bronx …

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