Robot police dogs are back, under Eric Adams

The mayor is reintroducing ‘Digidogs,’ among other new technologies for the NYPD


City Council bills would require NYPD to document every street stop

The NYPD says documenting the stops would be ‘onerous’ and take too long.


The NYPD is way over its overtime budget. Does the department even care?

The New York City Police Department’s commitment to curbing OT spending was met with skepticism at a City Council hearing.


Why can’t the City Council get the NYPD to show up at a hearing?

Several lawmakers have called for the City Council to use its subpoena power to compel the NYPD to testify following their no-show at a recent hearing.

Heard Around Town

Will the NYPD show up to testify this time?

Police higher ups postponed an oversight hearing twice on the Strategic Response Group.


Protests over the police killing of Tyre Nichols are expected in NYC tonight. Can the NYPD do better this time?

Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul said police were prepared to monitor protests.

Heard Around Town

PBA President Pat Lynch is getting a challenge from Corey Grable

The longtime NYPD union president is being criticized for not reaching a contract deal and for endorsing Donald Trump.


Was the NYPD budget increased this year? Yes – but it’s complicated.

New York City plans to spend $5.53 billion on police this year. Here’s what’s changed.

New York City

Two years after George Floyd’s murder, where have all the police reforms gone?

The NYPD budget has been restored, anti-crime units reinstated, disciplinary records have been withheld and few officers have been punished for aggression toward protesters.

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New York City will double up on subway police amid search for shooter

Mayor Eric Adams said the city will deploy twice the number of transit officers into the subways Tuesday night, following the shooting at a Sunset Park station.


NYPD officers are supposed to be fired for lying. They aren’t.

A report from LatinoJustice found that of the 181 New York City Police Department officers who were found to have lied to police watchdogs over the last decade, not one was fired.


NYPD’s Neighborhood Safety Teams are mostly making low-level arrests, data shows

Mayor Eric Adams promised the reimagined anti-crime units would crack down on illegal guns, but statistics obtained exclusively by City & State tell a different story.

News & Politics

NYPD Detectives’ Union joins fight against Alvin Bragg

The Manhattan district attorney is the target of ongoing attacks by criminal justice reactionaries.

New York City

CCRB recommends discipline for cops at Black Lives Matter protests

New York City’s police watchdog has so far recommended disciplinary action for 65 officers accused of misconduct during last summer’s protests.


NYPD sex crimes division is still understaffed, council member says

Helen Rosenthal on what’s lacking within the unit where change is needed.


NYC is moving almost 5000 school safety agents out of the NYPD. Will that help calm fears about policing in schools?

The city is working on completing the transition by June 2022, leaving the school safety agents under the oversight of the Department of Education.