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Evolv Technology scanner misses aluminum tubes, even as it sounds alarms for umbrellas, reviews by a tech group and THE CITY found. A deputy mayor’s schedules show repeated meetings with the company.
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“We’re not clerical workers: We’re first responders,” said one 10-year veteran dispatcher. “We take one million calls every year. We’re undervalued.”
An audit by the state comptroller documents growing lags in investigating civilian complaints, in part due to delays from the NYPD — and the problem is only getting worse.
Jeremy Trapp’s lawyer says he was easily influenced by a police source, but the young man was also convicted for a pandemic loan-fraud scheme that was uncovered during the course of the brake-line-cutting investigation.
It’s a longtime tradition for top leaders in New York’s public sector jobs to stack up vacation days for years and retire with big checks.
As tickets mount, many vendors feel like they’re being punished by the Adams administration for not having a permit even as they have no way to get a permit.
A Pakistani–American taxi driver says he had his license and livelihood suspended after an NYPD officer accused him of an assault that never happened.
Lt. Eric Dym faced discipline on 52 allegations, but he won’t be terminated for misconduct. Only one CCRB probe in the past decade has led to that outcome — for the officer who killed Eric Garner.
Officer Vincent D’Andraia agreed to training, coaching and restitution — as urged by a woman injured during the George Floyd demonstrations in 2020.
From backlogged permits to spotty signage, New York’s preparations to keep firearms out of the densely packed Midtown zone remain full of holes.
NYPD Officer Michael Sher was only docked 10 vacation days for failing to file paperwork on the 2020 incident amid anti-police-brutality rallies.
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Many seeking religious exemptions have cited fetal tissue research and declining COVID numbers as a reason to keep their jobs, but spiritual leaders and health experts argue otherwise.
Charles Guria takes on the official watchdog job with a strong resume but a weak hand, as Department of Investigation records show limited compliance with past directives for change.
It’s good news-bad news as sharks, dolphins, whales and turtles swarm New York City.
Fewer psychiatric emergencies got a response from B-HEARD squads this year than in 2021 debut — but Mayor Eric Adams is still forging ahead with expansion of what he calls a “successful pilot.”
In the wake of subway violence this spring and accusations of police officers not paying attention underground, Mayor Eric Adams said anyone who sees a cop lollygagging on a mobile device should ping him. Several people did, and were left on read.
In its first report since the pandemic began, the Commission to Combat Police Corruption says several cops who should have been fired for terrible behavior and lies were allowed to keep their jobs.
As part of a federal law signed by Trump in 2020, callers will be able to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and its local outposts simply by dialing 988. In the city, those calls are plugging into the existing NYC Well.
The new budget also significantly increases New York City’s “rainy day fund,” but will not be official (or detailed) until the Council’s vote next week.
Bent, covered up, and outright phony license plates have allowed drivers in the city to dodge red light and speeding cameras some 1.5 million times since the pandemic started — and the problem is only getting worse.
Frank R. James was caught after a tipster said he was at a Manhattan McDonald’s, officials said. He is being hit with federal terrorism on mass transit charges.