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4-year-old girl, two women shot in New York's Times Square

The girl was toy shopping when she was struck, New York police Commissioner Dermot Shea said.
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Mayor De Blasio Still Gets the Crime Problem Wrong

By Larry Keane For New York City’s Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, the gun is the problem, not the criminal IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -( For New York City’s Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, the gun is the problem, not the criminal. That’s why he focused on New York City’s crime problem by restricting law-abiding citizens’ ability to purchase firearms for self-protection. The mayor announced major “crime reduction” plans twice before and missed by a mile. The mayor’s plan to...
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Hate crimes in New York City spiked in the first few months of 2021, NYPD data shows

More than 200 people gathered on Washington Square Park to rally in support Asian community, against hate crime and white nationalism. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Hate crimes rose dramatically in New York City during the first quarter of 2021, police data shows. Anti-Asian incidents represented the highest number of hate crimes. There were 80 anti-Asian hate crimes between January 1 and April 4, 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hate crimes ...
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NYPD's top cop blasts Maxine Waters’ words to Minnesota protesters as ‘reckless’

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea blasted Rep. Maxine Waters’ comments urging Minnesota protesters to "get more confrontational" as...
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Attack on Jewish family is under investigation by NYPD Hate Crime Task Force

An attack on a Jewish family in Manhattan on Wednesday is being investigated by the New York Police Department Hate Crime Task Force, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said.
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Video shows vicious attack of Asian American woman in NYC

By MICHAEL R. SISAK and KAREN MATTHEWS NEW YORK (AP) — A vicious attack on an Asian American woman near New York City’s Times Square is drawing widespread condemnation and raising alarms about the failure of bystanders to intervene amid a rash of anti-Asian violence across the U.S. A lone assailant was seen on surveillance video Monday kicking the 65-year-old woman in the stomach, knocking her to the ground and stomping on her face, all as police say he shouted anti-Asian invectives at her. The ...
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Shea: Racism a 'Stain on Law Enforcement’s History'

New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot Shea acknowledged the NYPD’s “historical role at times in the mistreatment of communities of color.”.
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An NYPD officer and US Army reservist has been arrested and accused of spying on Tibetan New Yorkers for China

The Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York is seen as spectators line the Hudson River in 2010 for the annual July 4 fireworks display. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Baimadajie Angwang, a 33-year-old NYPD officer and US Army reservist, was arrested on Monday and accused of spying for China, multiple reports say. Federal prosecutors that Angwang spied on Tibetans living in New York and offered Chinese officials access to NYPD officials and information about the...
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Tibetan NYPD officer charged with spying for Chinese government

A New York City police officer has been arrested on charges he was secretly working as an agent of the Chinese government. Baimadajie Angwang, a community affairs liaison at the 111th Precinct in Queens and a member of the US Marine Corps Reserve, had for years been reporting back to “handlers” in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), according to a criminal complaint filed at a New York federal court. Mr Angwang, 33, an ethnic Tibetan native of China and a naturalised American citizen, had alle...
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NSSF: New York’s Gun Control Utopia is a Living Hell

By Larry Keane New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -( New York City is a gun control utopia, where benevolent politicians including Gotham’s mayor are hell-bent on making it as difficult as possible for guns to be a part of a free society. Criminals, though, seem to be running rampant. New York’s gun control is making New York City a living hell, and not just for gun owners. It’s turning the city’s streets into murder zones where innocent children can...
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New York police probing motorist who drove into Times Square protesters

Video of the incident, shared widely on social media, shows a black Ford Taurus driving through a group of marchers and people on bicycles in Times Square, a major tourist destination and entertainment center in Manhattan. New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said on Friday that detectives were investigating the incident.
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As NYC Crime Rates Skyrocket, de Blasio and Shea target “Gun Violence”

Image a screenshot of Youtube video FDRV, 30 May, 2020, cropped by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-( In response to a skyrocketing violent crime rate in New York City, Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner Shea have proposed a package of responses. One of those is to institute more gun “buy backs”. Here is some background leading up to this proposal. In 2020, New York City has instituted controversial reforms in their criminal justice system. One of the changes is the elimination of ...
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Mayor De Blasio’s Gun Buy-back Plan is Political Theater

By Larry Keane DeBlasio's gun buyback has no tangible effect on crime. IMG NSSF U.S.A. -( New York City’s accidental Mayor Bill de Blasio has made some deliberately bad decisions in his attempts to curb the Big Apple’s recent surge in criminal violence. New York City is seeing the same destruction as cities like Seattle, Portland, Oregon, Washington, D.C., and Chicago. Mayor de Blasio’s “vague plan” to stop the violence though includes proposals that simply don’t work and ther...
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Black Leaders Call on NYPD to Bring Back Anti-Crime Unit as Shootings Spike

Leaders in the black community are calling on the New York Police Department to bring back the plainclothes Anti-Crime Unit that was eliminated last month as shootings and murders spike across the city.About 600 undercover officers from the unit were set to be transferred to other assignments including detective work and policing neighborhoods, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said a month ago. The anti-crime unit, which was responsible for getting guns off the streets, had been criticized as stoki...
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New York police officer faces charges over apparent chokehold

* David Afanador to be arraigned at criminal court in Queens * Video shows Afanador with his arm round man’s neckA New York City police officer who was suspended after allegedly putting a man in what authorities said was a banned chokehold now faces criminal charges.The NYPD says officer David Afanador was arrested Thursday on charges of strangulation and attempted strangulation over an altercation last weekend on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk.The confrontation on the boardwalk came after weeks ...
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NYPD commissioner testifies in ongoing investigation into interactions between police and the public

Investigators grilled New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot Shea on Monday about various incidents and controversial actions by the NYPD as part of a public hearing conducted by New York State Attorney General Letitia James.
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New York City police chief blames protesters for 'worst rioting' in years

New York Police Commissioner Dermot Shea testified on Monday that his officers had been attacked with bricks, knives, trash cans and bottles during recent protests against racial injustice, saying it was some of the "worst rioting" in the city for years. Shea's testimony was part of a series of online public hearings held by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating the police response to widespread protests following last month's killing of George Floyd by police in Minneap...
Tags: New York, News, Minneapolis, New York City, New York Police Department, Shea, New York Police, Letitia James, Dermot Shea, George Floyd

New York City police chief defends police driving into protesters

New York Police Commissioner Dermot Shea testified on Monday that officers who drove their cars into protesters were complying with department standards, and he defended the arrests of legal observers monitoring police conduct at demonstrations. Shea's testimony was part of a series of online public hearings held by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating the police response to widespread protests following last month's killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis. La...
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NYPD head: we had 'obligation to act swiftly' following chokehold incident

Dermot Shea refers to ‘unprecedented times’ after Rockaway confrontation leads to discipline for police officer who tackled African American manSwift action by New York police in suspending an officer seen on video putting a black man in a banned chokehold is a sign of “unprecedented times”, police commissioner Dermot Shea said on Monday.“I think we have an obligation to act swiftly but we also have to get it right and to inform the public about what’s going on,” Shea said on TV station NY1. “I ...
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Cops’ Most Deranged Lies and Bizarre Claims About the Protests

Protesters are not filling ice cream containers with concrete. Shake Shack employees are not putting bleach in milkshakes. And buses full of anti-fascists are not about to descend on a small town near you.That’s just what police are saying.As protests over racial justice and police brutality unfold across the country, police departments are taking to social media to tell their side of the story. The trouble is, they’re frequently wrong—and sometimes so wildly so that it begs the question of why ...
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NYPD reassigns roughly 600 plainclothes officers, closing a chapter on stop-and-frisk

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea says this is a "seismic shift" in the department's culture.
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See ex-LAPD sergeant's scathing response to NYPD's change

NYPD police commissioner Dermot Shea announced that the NYPD will reassign 600 plain-clothes officers, which closes one of the last chapters of the controversial "stop and frisk" policy.
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New York City police disband rough street unit amid pressure for reform

The New York Police Department is disbanding its aggressive anti-crime unit, a move aimed at turning alienated residents into crime-stopping allies, part of a nationwide push for policing reforms following the killing of George Floyd. In a major redeployment, the country's largest police force will reassign some 600 plainclothes officers in the anti-crime unit, the target of numerous complaints, to other duties, effective immediately, Commissioner Dermot Shea said on Monday. "Make no mistake, ...
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Buffalo Police Shove 75-Year-Old Protester To Ground, Prompting Outrage

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest night of protests in New York City sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police was markedly calmer, while video of a police officer appearing to shove an elderly protester who falls and cracks his head in Buffalo drew widespread condemnation. Video from WFBO showed a Buffalo police officer appearing to push the 75-year-old man who walked up to police clearing Niagara Square around the 8 p.m. curfew Thursday. The man falls straight backward and hits his ...
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Cops Are Finally Being Disciplined—but Is Anybody Buying It?

Nearly two weeks into protests against the killing of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis police custody, a slew of different cities across the country have been forced to confront the brutal methods used by their own police officers as videos emerged of harrowing incident after harrowing incident. And on Friday, it seemed a reckoning of sorts was in the air: Police officers in multiple cities were suspended, hit with charges, or stripped of their powers after they were caught on camera treating...
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New York Cops Beat Protesters for Crime of Being There

Peaceful protests in New York took a dark turn late Thursday as graphic video emerged of an elderly man being knocked to the ground by police in Buffalo and protesters in New York City were confronted with swarms of police officers using heavy-handed tactics to enforce a statewide 8 p.m. curfew. The shocking incident in Niagara Square occurred outside City Hall, where video posted by local media shows the man approaching police as they attempt to clear the square only to be violently shoved. He ...
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NYPD commissioner says NYC does not need active duty military to control the protests

New York Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said on Thursday his city "absolutely" does not need active duty US military soldiers to control protests.
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NYPD Officer Stabbed in Brooklyn, Two Officers Shot in Ensuing Scuffle

An NYPD officer was stabbed on Wednesday night in an attack in Brooklyn, and two more officers were shot in the ensuing struggle with the suspect, the New York Post reported.The attack did not take place near the areas in the borough where George Floyd demonstrations were held.At around 11:45 p.m., the suspect walked up to a police officer and stabbed him in the neck. Other officers then responded to the scene, with one pulling out his gun. The suspect tried to grab hold of the gun, and in the s...
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NYC Imposes Curfew, Doubles Police Presence in Face of Expected Riots

New York governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that New York City would implement a mandatory curfew and increase its police presence to 800 officers in preparation for another night of violence in the wake of protests surrounding George Floyd’s death.In a joint statement, Cuomo and de Blasio said the curfew would last from 11 tonight to 5 AM Tuesday, and the decision was made in consultation with the New York Police Department “to help prevent violence an...
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NY police commissioner says he's 'extremely proud' of department as videos surface showing officers using excessive force and plowing cars into protesters

Dermot Shea censured demonstrators in New York, calling them "a mob bent solely on taking advantage of a moment in American history."
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