Obama and Congress Establish Nationwide 'Blue Alert' System for Threats Against Police
The bipartisan legislation — named for two NYPD officers who were murdered in their patrol car in December — will ensure that officers are aware of threats against them as quickly as possible.
Number of Police Officers Killed While on Duty Nearly Doubles in 2014
More than 50 police officers were murdered while on duty last year, with the vast majority dying from gunshot wounds.
NYPD Officers Turn Backs on Mayor — Again — at Second Officer's Funeral
Despite police commissioner's plea, hundreds of officers turned their backs on Bill de Blasio at Wenjian Liu's funeral Sunday.
NYPD Commissioner Asks Cops Not to Turn Backs on Mayor at Upcoming Funeral
Bill Bratton is asking the city’s police officers not to turn their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio during this weekend’s funeral for Wenjian Liu, one of two cops killed in December in Brooklyn.
NYPD Reportedly Investigating Social Media Calls for "Kill a Pig Night" on New Year's Eve
Gang members are reportedly pushing for a holiday massacre of officers, at a time when the NYPD is taking all social media threats against police seriously.
NYPD Cops Rip NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and His Daughter on Anonymous Message Board
Threads found on a notorious message board for current and former cops reveal derogatory rhetoric aimed at de Blasio and his staff, as well as plans for a series of protests.
The Cops Who Turned Their Backs at the NYPD Officer's Funeral Are the Most Threatening Protesters Of All
The cops who turned their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio were more than disrespectful — they showed that police will reject and resist even mild and reasoned criticism.
Hundreds of Cops Turn Their Backs on New York Mayor During Slain Officer’s Funeral
Several hundred officers turned their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio while he spoke at the funeral for one of the two NYPD officers gunned down last week.
Asking For Protests to Stop After NYPD Killings Is Standing on The Wrong Side of History
If we view the protests of 2014 as more than knee-jerk reactions to specific police killings, and rather as a continuation of the civil rights struggle, then protests cannot be shut down.
A War of Words Is Escalating Among Current and Former NYC Officials In the Wake of Police Killings
Saying the mayor was not at fault for anti-police sentiments, Bill Bratton joins current and former New York City officials in voicing their opinions after the murders of two NYPD officers on Saturday.
In Photos: The Aftermath of the Brooklyn Police Shooting
A resident of Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood documented the dramatic moments after a two NYPD officers were murdered outside his apartment.
Families of Eric Garner and Michael Brown Denounce Killing of NYPD Officers
While the shooter possibly sought revenge for the deaths of Garner and Brown, the families of the two men strongly condemned the attack and offered their condolences.