Emery on NYPD: No excuse for foul language -
“Our own investigators are … exonerating police officers who use terribly foul and insulting language during the course of either an arrest or confrontation because it is supposedly stressful situation,” he said. “To me, that does not fly. I have a problem with that.”
'COST', the legendary graffiti vandal / artist was caught by the police.
via CBS: “…officers found the lid for the drum of glue right next to Cost’s Porsche Cayenne…”
pic, via NYPD
case closed. #GroundhogGate
A real front-page.
"The New York City subway system is safe to ride," Cuomo said. "Chairman Prendergast is riding it, who is responsible for the system. I’m riding the subway system and so should every New Yorker."
via Capital New York
Mayor: Police handled protest 'beautifully' -
“First of all, I think the First Amendment is a little more important than traffic,” de Blasio said.
I totally look like that guy on tv (at Queens, New York)
NYCLU report details 'inadequate' public defense -
“New York State’s failure to provide counsel to people too poor to afford an attorney violates the Constitution and devastates the lives of people every day in much of the state,” said NYCLU executive director Donna Lieberman said in a statement. “Justice cannot be a luxury for the rich. No one benefits when innocent people go to jail because the state failed to provide an effective lawyer to defend them.”
The Supreme Court’s decision in the 1962 Gideon v. Wainwright case established the right to an attorney. Shortly after that decision, New York State, which also guarantees its residents with the right to counsel, shifted the responsibility for providing that guarantee to each of its 62 counties.
Council aide claims he was fired for disputing Bratton1 -
“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." -
"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." -
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 -