"Jay-Z fucked up the 'hood, I always said that—write that shit down. They didn't clean this shit up for us."
James "Jimmy" O'Neill is a low-key career cop known for trying to bridge the gap between police and regular people.
The NYPD boss is diving back into the private sector as his department faces a federal corruption probe and new demands from Black Lives Matter.
Here's how New York cops are responding to a spike in blade violence (besides with a shitty pun).
Over three quarters of New York police officers wouldn't recommend their family members try the gig, according to a survey by the politically powerful police union.
The NYPD has softened penalties for possessing pot, but law enforcement still hits some people harder than everyone else.
The NYC authorities are considering reforms that would soften penalties for things like urinating in public, making unreasonable noise, and hanging out in a park after dark.
Arrest and summons data suggest where you live in the city has a lot to do with how likely you are to get hassled by cops for weed.
He walked up to a college student on Wall Street and personally yanked a joint out of her mouth.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is worried criminal justice reformers want to unleash hordes of "hardcore" bad guys "who have no values, no respect for human life." Is he right?
The Police Reform Organizing Project has collected over 100 stories that flesh out what many describe as a failed system that ensnares too many blacks and Latinos.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton thinks the city needs 450 new cops to focus on the latest terrorist threat. Is he right?