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William Bratton

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  • Family of man killed by police in stairway shooting plans to sue NYC

    Family of man killed by police in stairway shooting plans to sue NYC
    The family of an unarmed man fatally shot by a police officer in a Brooklyn housing project stairway said Thursday that it intends to file a lawsuit seeking $50 million. Kimberly Ballinger, the domestic partner of Akai Gurley and mother of his toddler...
  • 2 NYPD cops shot while investigating Bronx robbery

    Two New York City police officers responding to a robbery in the Bronx were shot and wounded Monday night, and a manhunt was still underway hours later for a pair of suspects, authorities said. The shooting happened just after 10:30 p.m. on East 184th...
  • Support police, fight bad policing

     Support police, fight bad policing
    In an ideal world, there should be no contradiction between support for police and opposition to bad policing. But after the coldblooded murder of two police officers in New York, it has become too easy for some to confuse one with the other. In...
  • 'Unbroken' author, NASA chief: Sunday guests

    'Unbroken' author, NASA chief: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: "Unbroken" author Laura Hillenbrand will be on two Sunday morning programs, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is featured on CNN. The Sunday morning lineup: Hillenbrand talks about the film version of "Unbroken" on CBS' "Face the Nation" at...
  • 'This was an assassination': 2 NYPD officers killed in ambush attack

    A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers and then killed himself, police said, after a social media post indicated he may having been seeking revenge for the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest attempt. The two New York City Police...
  • Mourners to pay respects to 2nd slain NYPD officer

    Mourners to pay respects to 2nd slain NYPD officer
    Mourners of a New York Police Department officer killed with his partner in an ambush shooting plan to gather at a funeral home on Saturday for his wake. Officer Wenjian Liu will be remembered at the Aievoli Funeral Home in the Bensonhurst section of...
  • Amid tension, more than 20,000 attend NYPD funeral

    Amid tension, more than 20,000 attend NYPD funeral
    Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff's deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain officer killed with his partner in a brazen daytime ambush a week...
  • Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job

    Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job
    As dozens of people gathered in Harlem on Sunday to honor two slain New York police officers, President Obama expressed his condolences and the president of the NAACP decried the gunman's claim that he was avenging two unarmed black men who died in...
  • NYPD's De Blasio anger appears absent at Wenjian Liu wake

    NYPD's De Blasio anger appears absent at Wenjian Liu wake
    Police, firefighters, political leaders and regular New Yorkers stood in long lines in icy rain Saturday and will gather again Sunday to pay tribute to Officer Wenjian Liu, one of two policemen gunned down in an attack that widened a rift between police...
  • Jan. 4 Letters: Peninsula violence

    Your Dec. 28 editorial, "Renewed determination," about violence on the Peninsula, seems to have most of the ingredients to attack this scourge. New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton's comments on CBS' Face the Nation add more. About current...
  • NYC police show bias

    NYC police show bias
    The bizarre claim from the New York City Patrolmen's Benevolent Association that Mayor Bill de Blasio's sympathy with demonstrators against racially-motivated police violence somehow contributed to the tragic deaths of two city police officers...