Yoav is a Senior Reporter for THE CITY. Previously, he covered City Hall and education for the New York Post, after stints at the Staten Island Advance, NY Daily News and the Brooklyn Papers. Learned the ropes from Professor Blood.
Chief of Department Jeffrey Maddrey is facing a penalty for abuse of authority that would typically be meted out by the police commissioner. The case is going to a hearing instead.
NYPD Has Yet to Review ‘Racist, Misogynistic’ Deputy Inspector’s Cases, Two Years After He Was Fired
Despite a law passed by City Council ordering the NYPD to evaluate the work of its Equal Employment Opportunity Division, no assessment has been done.
The mayor said that the public system that’s failing to educate Black and brown kids should be “duplicating” what the Jewish religious schools are achieving. But his administration is battling to keep evaluations of 26 such schools under wraps.
Civilian Complaint Review Board interim chair Arva Rice said Wednesday that a new unit launched in October to investigate racial profiling and police bias won’t have enough funds to operate past June under the mayor’s proposed budget.
At least a dozen members of the NYC Department of Finance’s Sheriff’s Office have been accused of pilfering alcohol and other goods that had been confiscated during the city’s pandemic shutdown.
Jeffrey Maddrey overrode a Brooklyn police sergeant’s decision to book a former colleague who pursued three boys in Brownsville — with his firearm drawn, they say.
Civilian Complaint Review Board determined that Chief of Department Jeffrey Maddrey committed misconduct when he intervened in the 2021 arrest of a retired cop who had chased three boys in Brownsville.
Trawick’s parents and supporters are calling for the termination of officers Brendan Thompson and Herbert Davis — as has happened to only one officer, based on a probe by the Civilian Complaint Review Board, since 2012.
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Monday became the only elected official to validate the three boys’ claims that ex-cop Kruythoff Forrester chased them for seven minutes and pointed a gun at them in Nov. 2021.
Retired officer Kruythoff Forrester was arrested and sprung within hours after NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey showed up at the precinct. The three boys Forrester chased say they’ve felt like no one in power has believed them.
While Yankees and Mets help pay back state-issued bonds, the arena home to the Knicks and Rangers gives “nothing, zero, bupkis” says lawmaker who’s pressing to end MSG’s $42-million-a year benefit.
Mayor Eric Adams pulls out of a de Blasio-era overhaul that sought to give immigrant street sellers a fighting chance to make a legit living without police involvement.
For the past year the beloved East Village sculpture has been shackled to stop it from tilting. Now repairs are imminent.
Union wrote Eric Adams’ top lawyer last month asking how the sheriff’s office has authority to carry out certain cannabis crackdowns backed by the mayor. It’s still waiting for an answer.
Mayor stands by Chief of Department Jeffrey Maddrey following THE CITY’s video investigation of the 2021 incident — while an attorney for three boys who alleged an ex-officer menaced them demands further investigation.
Retired officer Kruythoff Forrester was accused of menacing three youths in 2021, but his arrest was voided about an hour after two top cops showed up at the Brownsville precinct house.
Five prefabricated bathrooms will offer relief in one park in each borough — after a painful wait for a company coping with city bureaucracy.
Hundreds of NYC Elementary Schools Used a Teachers College Reading Curriculum Banks Said ‘Has Not Worked’
Lucy Calkins wrote a popular reading curriculum used in hundreds of NYC elementary schools that encourages independent reading. But the model has come under fire from schools chancellor David Banks and others.
A reversal comes as judges order some fired employees reinstated — but first, most of them have to reapply for their jobs.
Just a Dozen of 89 NYPD Officers Responsible for Serious Misconduct During 2020 BLM Protests Have Been Disciplined
Report from Civilian Complaint Review Board sums up consequences of 321 investigations, many for improper use of force.