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.


Editor’s note: A jarring subway attack

Sending more police officers underground may help straphangers feel safer to return to their routines.


Police funding returns as issue in NYC budget

The mayor doesn’t propose more cuts to the NYPD, but police reform activists still want them.

Police Brutality

Could crime tip the scales of the mayoral race?

Voters have responded positively to Eric Adams and Andrew Yang, who both oppose defunding the police.

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Should cops have to live in NYC?

It could improve community relations, but unions object and even some reform advocates are unenthused.


Don’t let de Blasio’s policing reform plan weaken accountability monitors

Don’t merge the CCRB, NYPD inspector general and the Commission to Combat Police Corruption.


The police reform that wasn’t

After George Floyd was killed, New York City only pretended to change policing.


NYC pols want to change NYPD’s role at polling sites

The proposal follows cops’ forceful presence during the election.