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Demetrius Blackwell Faces Murder Charge, N.Y.P.D. Officer Dies of Injuries

Demetrius Blackwell Faces Murder Charge, N.Y.P.D. Officer Dies of Injuries

By Kimberly Ripley May 4, 2015

Demetrius Blackwell was arraigned on Sunday in the Queens borough of New York on attempted murder charges for shooting a 25-year-old New York Police Department officer. His charges will likely be upgraded to that of murder, however, as the young …

‘Cannibal Cop’ Set Free After 21 Months In Jail

On Monday, former New York Police Department officer Gilberto Valle was released after 21 months in jail for allegedly plotting, killing, and eating young women. He was fired from his job after his conviction. It was Valle’s wife Kathleen Mangan …

David Schwimmer Helps Police Solve A Case In New York City

At about 5:48 a.m. on Monday, a fight broke out at an apartment building in the East Village. Robert Rainey, 21, broke into a man’s apartment and stole his mobile phone and MacBook Pro laptop. The man was said to …

NYPD Will Carry Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Reversal Kits

From 2006 to 2010, deaths attributed to heroin overdose rose a staggering 45 percent, and the total heroin users in the country have more than doubled in the last six years. Many, including those at the highest levels of state …

NYPD Twitter Disaster Escalates Quickly

Never ask a question that you don’t already know the answer to. That is the motto of any good trial attorney. The witness stand is no place to ask questions that might reveal things that you are not prepared to …

The NYPD’s Twitter Campaign Ended Up Like This

Twitter campaigns for organizations and businesses don’t always turn out the way they were intended. On Tuesday, @NYPDnews, the official New York City Police Department’s Twitter account, attempted a social media outreach that ultimately back fired, asking: “Do you have …

The NYPD Is Reportedly Embracing Google Glass The NYPD Is Reportedly Embracing Google Glass

As the legal battles between early Google Glass adopters and the law enforcement officials who can’t stand the Glassholes heat up, the country’s largest municipal police force is warming to the new tech. VentureBeat is reporting that the New York …

Keri Russell: Home Broken Into While She Slept Keri Russell: Home Broken Into While She Slept

Not even celebrities are safe from having their homes broken into, even if they’re home when it happens. Keri Russell, of Felicity fame and the current FX series, The Americans, was sleeping in her Brooklyn Heights brownstone when she heard …

NYPD SUV Assault: Braszczok Pleads Not Guilty NYPD SUV Assault: Braszczok Pleads Not Guilty

On September 29, 2013, Alexian Lien’s life was changed forever, thanks to a vicious attack by a motorcycle gang. In a bizarre series of events recorded by a helmet-cam one of the bikers was wearing, Lien was chased 50 blocks …

Wojciech Braszczok, NYPD Cop, Part of Biker Gang Attack
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Approximately two weeks ago, a gang of bikers was filmed attacking an SUV in New York. Since the video was released, authorities have been searching for those involved in beating Alexian Lien and terrorizing his wife and 2 year old …

Judge: Stop-and-Frisk is Unconstitutional
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The long-awaited ruling on the controversial stop-and-frisk policies of the New York Police Department has arrived, and it does not look good for Bloomberg: the New York Times reported this morning that U.S. District court judge Shira A. Scheindlin has …

Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD Warehouse Captive Rescued by NYPD

Earlier this week, the Queens County District Attorney announced that three men have been charged with kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment in connection with the bold kidnapping of an Ecuadorian businessman. The men are alleged to have kidnapped Pedro Portugal from …

NYPD Tell Its Cops to Stop Screwing Around on the Internet NYPD Tell Its Cops to Stop Screwing Around on the Internet

It seems like there’s a new story every day about some idiot criminal misusing social media in a way that gets them arrested. Recent examples include the guy who posted photos of money and booze, all while ducking out on …

‘Cannibal Cop’ Convicted of Kidnapping Conspiracy
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Back in October 2012, the NYPD made headlines as a New York police officer was arrested for allegedly plotting to kill and eat dozens of women. Gilberto Valle III was caught by his colleagues having online conversations about his fantasies, …

Cops Kill Teen Gunman in Brooklyn
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The local ABC affiliate in New York City is reporting that a teenager in Brooklyn was gunned down by police after he pulled a gun on two officers in Brooklyn. The report states that on Saturday, March 9, two plain-clothed …

NYPD Battles Twitter, Wins With Court Order NYPD Battles Twitter, Wins With Court Order

A Twitter user posted tweets this week, indicating intentions to initiate an Aurora-like murder rampage, and the police took these tweets seriously enough to investigate. The user is quoted as tweeting things like, “i’m serious, people are gonna die like …

NYPD Officer Charged in Shooting of Bronx Teenager

An NYPD officer has been charged in the shooting on an unarmed teenager in the Bronx, according to the Associated Press. The incident, which involved two officers chansing the suspect in his own home, took place in February. The officer, …