Azi Paybarah

Sep 12

Council aide claims he was fired for disputing Bratton1 -

(Source: capitalnewyork.com)

Aug 27

via Facebook

via Facebook

Aug 26

“The bottom line is, do you want shit thrown in your mouth? They’re not just talking shit to us, they’re dousing us with it,” Seabrook told Capital in a brief interview. "We want people to know what we do 24 hours a day, 7 days a week." -

(Source: capitalnewyork.com)

"If each of the 200 officers used a new SD card and returned it at the end of their shift for 365 consecutive days, the NYPD would have 73,000 SD cards by year’s end. Those cards would carry the seemingly very doable price of a little over a million dollars." -

(Source: capitalnewyork.com)

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "This is the first time I’ve held a prominent position” -- Bill de Blasio, who previously held the positions of New York City public advocate, council member, school board member, Hillary Clinton’s 2000 campaign manager, Rep. Charlie Rangel’s 1994 campaign manager, and regional director for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: http://goo.gl/Ad0vos -

(Source: capitalnewyork.com)

Aug 25

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Aug 23

Sharpton responded to today’s @nypost front page: 
“We come to do the NYPD a favor. We trying to help you deal with the rotten apples,” Sharpton said on a stage set up near the Staten Island ferry terminal. “We told the mayor and everybody, they must reform police. This is about solutions. But let me tell you something: you cannot do it without hold accountable those that break the law. Now, either a chokehold is illegal or its not. If it’s illegal, then deal with it. If you won’t deal with it, then you’re making it legal.”

Sharpton responded to today’s @nypost front page: 

“We come to do the NYPD a favor. We trying to help you deal with the rotten apples,” Sharpton said on a stage set up near the Staten Island ferry terminal. “We told the mayor and everybody, they must reform police. This is about solutions. But let me tell you something: you cannot do it without hold accountable those that break the law. Now, either a chokehold is illegal or its not. If it’s illegal, then deal with it. If you won’t deal with it, then you’re making it legal.”

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Aug 22

Analyzing New York's Acquisition of Surplus Military Equipment -

iquantny:

The recent unrest in Furguson, MO has raised questions about the use of surplus military equipment by local police forces. Several months ago, The New York Times obtained from the Pentagon a list of where excess military equipment given to state and local law enforcement ended up.

The Times…

Aug 21

nydailynews:

President Obama blasted for going golfing after ISIS speech:http://nydn.us/1ljbjkZEditorial: “Obama’s duty to act”: http://nydn.us/1ljbkoQ

this will get people talking

nydailynews:

President Obama blasted for going golfing after ISIS speech:http://nydn.us/1ljbjkZ
Editorial: “Obama’s duty to act”: http://nydn.us/1ljbkoQ

this will get people talking

Aug 20

Rev. Al Sharpton, behind the mayor’s official podium, at a press conference in Manhattan, on August 20, 2014. via Capital New York

Rev. Al Sharpton, behind the mayor’s official podium, at a press conference in Manhattan, on August 20, 2014. via Capital New York

"what a place to have a meeting about police relations with minority communities" a person says to me. location 4 presser = Palace Hotel’s courtyard

"what a place to have a meeting about police relations with minority communities" a person says to me. location 4 presser = Palace Hotel’s courtyard

Aug 18

“If we’re saying we don’t want Broken Windows, we want to go back to public urination, we want to go back to allowing graffiti, we want to go back to people drinking alcohol beverages freely?" he asked. Adams said those and other quality-of-life offenses, like “littering, that really caused the state of disarray.” -

(Source: capitalnewyork.com)

Aug 13

humansofnewyork:

"My grandmother remembers the Arab world much differently than people view it today. She remembers a place known for its music, innovation, and intellectual abilities. I may be naive, but I want to help work toward unity in the Arab world— both between our countries and within our countries— so that we can get back to that place again." (Amman, Jordan)

humansofnewyork:

"My grandmother remembers the Arab world much differently than people view it today. She remembers a place known for its music, innovation, and intellectual abilities. I may be naive, but I want to help work toward unity in the Arab world— both between our countries and within our countries— so that we can get back to that place again." (Amman, Jordan)