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 the penalties for possessing pot, but law enforcement still hits young men of color harder than everyone else.
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.
Today it was revealed that a number of Wikipedia entries were edited by users inside NYPD headquarters, who had opinions on everything from Derek Jeter to Barry Manilow.
We should salute cops when they do their jobs, but law enforcement heroism can't be used to delay police reform.
This past week saw New York City cops shift from symbolic protest—turning their backs on the mayor—to actually packing it up and not doing their jobs.
This weekend, we learned that rival British gangs have started a "supergang".
Local cops, already known not to be huge fans of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, are now openly disrespecting him after two of their own were executed by a lone gunman in Brooklyn.
On a cold Friday night in New York, about 50 people gathered to show their support for Gotham's finest, but it wasn't long before counter-protesters angry about police brutality arrived.
The NYPD did some recon in Missouri last week ahead of its own grand jury decision on police violence, expected any day now.
Another day, another disaster for everybody's favourite police force.
Crime rates are low and the new mayor is an outspoken progressive, so why is the NYPD going after graffiti artists like it's 1994?