Tag: NYPD

PBA President At Odds With NYPD Commissioner Over ‘Police Reform and Reinvention’ Forums
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PBA President At Odds With NYPD Commissioner Over ‘Police Reform and Reinvention’ Forums

New York, NY – Commissioner Dermot Shea announced last week, that the NYPD will be participating in a series of community forums with local organizations, along with both the Mayor’s Office and Governor’s Office, in an effort to transform policing going forward in New York City. This comes on the heels of protests throughout the…

NYPD Taps Former Forensic Nurse to Head Special Victims Unit
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NYPD Taps Former Forensic Nurse to Head Special Victims Unit

New York, NY – Deputy Inspector Michael W. King will be the new leader of the NYPD’s Special Victims Unit. King is succeeding Judith Harrison, who was recently appointed Brooklyn North Borough Commander. Harrison was selected as the former deputy chief in November 2018, shortly after former SVU head Michael Osgood was ousted for dropping…

Oxygen Generators Help Detectives Battling COVID-19
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Oxygen Generators Help Detectives Battling COVID-19

New York, NY – The non-profit Allen Research Endowment has donated a set of portable oxygen generators to the Detectives’ Endowment Association [DEA].  Like many other essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City detectives have been hard hit by the coronavirus.  “Getting oxygen into the lungs is crucial in…

NYC Labor Unions Back $1 Billion Cut to NYPD Budget
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NYC Labor Unions Back $1 Billion Cut to NYPD Budget

New York, NY – The largest union representing property service workers in the United States in supporting the campaign to cut $1 Billion from the NYPD budget following a week of often violent police suppression of Constitutionally-protected demonstrators protesting the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  Supporters of cutting the NYPD budget, including New York…

‘It’s Surreal, Says NYPD Sergeant On the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Crisis
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‘It’s Surreal, Says NYPD Sergeant On the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Crisis

New York, NY – Sergeant Bill Morrissey, a 20-year NYPD veteran and union delegate, is working on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. LaborPress recently talked with him about the challenges he and the rest of his brothers and sisters are facing on the job. The Bronx-born and Pennsylvania-raised Morrissey has a lot of…

NYPD Loses 5 Members to Coronavirus; Commissioner Determined to Overcome Crisis
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NYPD Loses 5 Members to Coronavirus; Commissioner Determined to Overcome Crisis

New York, NY – Police Commissioner Dermot Shea confirmed Tuesday that five members of the NYPD have now lost their lives to the COVID-19 coronavirus — all within a single week. Numerous other members are out sick. Dennis Dickson, a 14-year veteran and custodian at 1 Police Plaza, became the NYPD’s first reported coronavirus-related fatality…