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When he began talking about the arrest of Nikki Stone July 28, Mayor de Blasio pointed out that the Warrant Squad Detectives who took her into custody were doing what they were supposed to: ar…

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It was both inevitable and foreseeable when Mayor de Blasio signed into law July 15 a package of police-reform bills that included criminalizing attempts by cops to get suspects under control …

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The Professional Staff Congress is suing the City University of New York claiming it should not have effectively laid off 2,800 adjunct instructors at a time when it stands to receive $251 mil…

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There was a sense of disbelief in the voice of a veteran TV reporter when he asked Mayor de Blasio during his daily briefing July 16 why he had yet to say anything about the vicious attacks by…

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Looking at State Attorney General Letitia James's recommendations on how to cure what ails the NYPD, the impression was that she had been sequestered from events that took place in both city a…

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Our guess is that some top city officials had mixed feelings about the bad behavior of the protesters who were camped out in City Hall Park over the final days of the budget process.

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Amid the cacophony of voices calling for budget changes that would sharply reduce the police force despite troubling rises in both homicides and shootings this year, Mayor de Blasio and Police…

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The city is staring at a financial crisis that is virtually certain not to be alleviated by Federal action by the time a new budget must be in place July 1. 

All those convinced that the cops are impediments to peace and justice should consider a recent report regarding another often-maligned group: correction officers.

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Legislative changes that will significantly affect police discipline, from the penalties involved to public disclosure of relevant past violations by cops, moved to enactment by Governor Cuomo…

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The inability of the parties involved in the debate over policing in New York triggered by the strong reaction to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis cop to hear each other was emblemi…

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One of the dangers posed by a mob is that those within it get swept up in the feverish impulses of the loudest, most-violent members of the group and become parties to depravity and lawlessnes…

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It is astonishing, if not altogether surprising, that more than two weeks after the Sergeants Benevolent Association issued a tweet referring to Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot as "this bitc…

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It's hard to imagine that a local transportation agency could decide this was the right time to end unlimited sick leave for its workers, but the Port Authority has apparently done just that f…

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In responding to the de Blasio administration's decision to suspend in-person testing for city jobs indefinitely, Organization of Staff Analysts Chairman Bob Croghan called it a logical move g…

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made clear he'd prefer not to deal with a new stimulus bill until sometime this summer, and is decidedly reluctant to include any help for states and…

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By any reckoning, in any context, Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot's remark that "I don't give two rats' asses about your cops" when pressed to supply 500,000 protective masks for police offi…

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As blue-state/red-state differences surface in the battle over stimulus aid for localities, worthwhile points were made in a May 14 op-ed in the Daily News by Congressman Max Rose and State Se…

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When City Councilman Brad Lander recently called for postponement of a scheduled police class to avoid classroom cuts at the Department of Education and Police Benevolent Association President…

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The leadership of the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association, in the wake of the surprising rejection of a tentative contract deal in late March, has agreed to new terms with Labor Commis…