The alleged suspect in a subway shooting that left ten people shot on Tuesday became the focus of a manhunt that ended 30 hours later thanks to a security camera installer on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Zack Tahhan, a 21-year old Syrian immigrant, spotted the suspect, whose description and photo had been shared for hours
Last week, news about New York City’s supposed return to Broken Windows policing – perhaps the most consequential mantra in modern policing – dominated the headlines. Mayor Eric Adams and his police commissioner announced a new quality-of-life crackdown in some neighborhoods to focus on offenses like public urination, dice games and marijiuana sales. News of the policing
You’ve probably heard many times that police don’t “make” the laws, they only “enforce” them. People, especially the cops themselves, even refer to police with the mendacious euphemism “law enforcement.” However, this, like almost everything cops claim about their job, is a lie. Aside from pushing for policies (like Broken Windows policing) that give themselves
WATCH: NYPD Detain All Motorcyclists & Moped Riders Without Probable Cause On The Williamsburg Bridge
On Saturday, October 23rd, according to the NYPD, a motorcyclist was arrested for allegedly crashing his bike into a metal barricade as he exited the Williamsburg bridge. The NYPD claimed a sergeant was hurt with a minor cut on her leg. The NYPD stated the motorcyclist was “possibly driving under the influence”. In a show
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Why does New York City feel the need to add robot dogs to its expanding arsenal of surveillance technolgy? The short answer is because it can.