‘Cannibal Cop’ Convicted of Kidnapping Conspiracy

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

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

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,…

Website Pic Warns of al-Qaeda Return to NYC

The FBI and NYPD are investigating a computer graphic warning of al-Qaeda’s impending return to New York City, that was recently posted on a radical overseas website that is linked to the terror organization. The image depicts the city skyline…

Twitter Helps NYPD Shut Down Gang Meeting

Attention criminals, would-be criminals, rioters, gang members and all who are of interest to local police departments: Social media is public – really really public. And while services like Facebook and Twitter are wonderful platforms for fast, large-scale communication and…

NYPD Patrols Facebook, Twitter For Idiots Who Post About Their Crimes

Alright, so I’ll be the first to admit it. I’m notoriously hard on people who advertise their crimes on social media outlets. Let’s just say this isn’t the first time I’ve used “idiot” in the title of an article about…

Idiot Taunts Cops On Facebook, Arrested Shortly Thereafter

In the world of social media fails, it doesn’t get much better than a fugitive telling the police their general location on Facebook. A 29 year-old self-described rap promoter was arrested by New York Police after issuing a challenge to…

Fireworks Disposal Video Is Awesome, Controversial

Did you know that the New York Police Department has their own YouTube channel? Well, they do, and they recently used it to post a video that has caused quite the interweb controversy. The 80-second video shows the destruction of…