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Brooklyn pols push for bulletproof windows for NYPD patrol cars

A long list of changes have been suggested following a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer for the death of Eric Garner and after a later shooting of two police officers in Bedford-Stuyvesant.  Some recommended reforms include better training for law enforcement and perhaps … Full Article

NYPD Police Academy grads rise above de Blasio heckling at ceremony

The 884 members of the NYPD Police Academy’s December 2014 graduating class did not escape the controversies and unrest surrounding policing at their graduation ceremony on Monday. … Full Article

Monday Dec. 29: Our World In Pictures

FLORIDA — Officers Participate in Procession as Remains of Slain Officer are Transported: People gather on Pinellas Avenue in downtown Tarpon Springs, Fla., to watch a procession on Saturday as the remains of Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek are transporte … Full Article

Fund for fallen NYPD officers' families raises $120,000

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing that $120,000 has been raised to support the families of the two police officers who were shot to death in their patrol car. … Full Article

Bratton: NYPD turning back on de Blasio was inappropriate

New York City's police commissioner says it was "very inappropriate" for officers to turn their backs on the mayor in a sign of disrespect as he spoke at an officer's funeral. … Full Article
One Brooklyn- Borough President Eric Adams' Holiday Message

BP Adams send video holiday greetings to Brooklynites

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams reflected on the state of Brooklyn in his first video holiday message to the borough’s residents. … Full Article

JetBlue to fly police officers to NYPD funerals

JetBlue airline says it will fly two members from any police department in the country to New York City to attend the funerals of slain NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. … Full Article

Judy Stanton, ‘Face of the Brooklyn Heights Association,’ announces retirement

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) has announced that Judy Stanton, BHA’s longtime executive director, plans to retire on Aug. 31, 2015. … Full Article

Scott Stringer speaks at Crown Heights tenants rally

New York City Comptroller Scott M. … Full Article

NYC Parks cuts ribbon on renovations to Nicholas A. Brizzi park in Borough Park

NYC Parks Brooklyn Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey joined City Councilmembers Brad Lander and Carlos Menchaca, and Brizzi family members at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday celebrating the completion of a major renovation of Nicholas A. Brizzi Playground in Borough Park. … Full Article

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