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Those inclined to think that Mayor de Blasio gets an unduly bad rap among police officers— we sometimes have been among them—may have to reconsider in the wake of the revelation that Thrive NY…

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Not that surprisingly, the Trump Administration is trying to impose standards for citizenship in a manner that smacks of country clubs seeking to exclude those they deem undesirable based on c…

It may not be much to brag about, but give the Trump Administration credit for making no pretense of its anti-union bias when it comes to government workers. It manages to invert reality to tr…

More than a few law-enforcement officials are likely to be breathing a sigh of relief that the final count in the Democratic primary for Queens District Attorney gave Borough President Melinda…

While Police Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch said Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemarie Maldonado’s recommendation that Officer Daniel Pantaleo be fired for using a department-ban…

Even as police officers continued to be the targets of water attacks by miscreants—most of them with prior criminal records—Mayor de Blasio wound up on the receiving end of some of the fallout…

It was gratifying to hear that President Trump plans a bill-signing ceremony July 29 for an extension of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2092, assuring that those who became ill beca…

It may well have been that, as U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue told reporters in announcing the Justice Department’s decision not to bring civil-rights charges against Police Officer Daniel Pan…

However much it may have been the result of tragic coincidence, it was fitting that, the day after he died of a heart attack at age 57, the New York Times published an op-ed piece by Hector Fi…

After talks early last year between President Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress aimed at ending a government shutdown fell apart, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in exasperati…

In agreeing to substantial increases in starting pay for certified Teachers at day-care centers run by community-based organizations to give them parity with those employed by the Department o…

In agreeing to pay $250,000 to a woman who claimed she was raped repeatedly by a Correction Captain and several Correction Officers at Rikers Island on separate occasions in 2013 and 2014 and …

Regular readers of this newspaper in recent weeks may have noticed coverage of private-sector unions that not that long ago rarely were featured in these pages. The change may seem particularl…

“Queens is turned upside down,” a top Working Families Party official declared late on June 25, evoking the musical “Hamilton” and its tale of the American Revolution to describe the magnitude…

That old ideal of law-enforcement officers as “the strong, silent type” was shaken at its foundations when three NYPD officers took their lives in a nine-day period earlier this month.

Is it just us, or does Greg Russ, the incoming Chairman of the Housing Authority, seem reminiscent of Mayor de Blasio’s first Correction Commissioner, Joseph Ponte?

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza sometimes gives the impression he is better suited to being a student protest leader than running a system with 1.1 million students that is not serving man…

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer called last week for the de Blasio administration to use some of the funding earmarked for Thrive NYC, the mental-health program run in stumbling fashio…

In his closing argument on behalf of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo last week, defense attorney Stu London contended that Eric Garner was killed not by an NYPD-banned chokehold applied by his …

Shortly before a new city policy was to take effect June 1 allowing some 18- and 19-year-olds charged with second-degree assault, robbery or burglary to gain no-bail supervised release, the Ma…