New York police promise to rebuild trust as protests spread

The head of the New York Police Department vowed on Tuesday to repair relations with poor and minority communities following the death of a suspect, even as protests over police violence flared across the United States.

Protests after no charges in NYC police death of black man
Protests after no charges in NYC police death of black man

Demonstrations broke out in New York City after a grand jury declined Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in US cities.

US to launch civil rights probe into New York chokehold death

US Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday the Justice Department was launching a federal civil rights investigation into the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died after New York police put him in a chokehold.

New York cop in serious condition after hatchet attack

A rookie New York police officer remained in hospital in a serious condition on Friday after being attacked by a man with a hatchet who was then shot dead by officers.

Tap social media to crush gang culture: NYPD to Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard must tap social media sites more effectively to dismantle and quash gang culture in London by tracking the electronic footprints left by the goons, according to New York police officers.

Spying on US Muslims by NYPD was legal: Judge

A federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department`s surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey was a lawful effort to prevent terrorism, not a civil rights violation.

Security officials confident in Super Bowl plans

Security officials safeguarding Super Bowl 48, mindful of the deadly attacks in Russia ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, say they are nevertheless confident they are ready for Sunday`s big game.

Real-life `superheroes` fighting crime in New York

A secretive group of real-life `superheroes` is fighting crime, poverty and lending a helping hand to those in need on New York`s streets.

New York Police issues memo to clarify Indians are Asian too

A person`s race is noted in police reports when a crime suspects are described by a victim. It is also noted on UF-250s - the stop, question and frisk reports.

Photo of New York police officer`s generosity goes viral

A photo of a New York City police officer helping a barefoot homeless man on a frigid November night by buying him new boots and socks, has gone viral on the web.

Muslim spying led to no leads, terror cases: NYPD

Police hoped the Demographics Unit would serve as an early warning system for terrorism.

Mayor asked to permit NYPD Sikhs to wear turban

New York city Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been asked to allow Sikhs to wear turban and sport a beard in the New York Police Department.

Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups

The records show how, since the attacks of September 11, 2001, counterterrorism tactics have been used to monitor even lawful activities.

Monitoring of Muslim students sparks outrage

Yale University is objecting
to the monitoring of Muslim student association websites by
the New York Police Department.

NYPD built secret files on mosques outside NY

NYDO officers fanned out across Newark, clicking pics and eavesdropping on conversations of Muslims.

`US trainee cops shown explosive video on Muslims’

The 72-minute film titled `The Third Jihad` has been seen
by at least 1,489 police officers.

`Respect us, we will respect you`: Muslims to NYPD

Hundreds of Muslims prayed in a lower Manhattan park and marched to New York Police headquarters.

Angry over spying, Muslims say: `Don`t call NYPD`

Activists in New York are fed up with a decade of the police spying on the innocuous details of the daily lives of Muslims.

NYPD infiltration of colleges raises privacy fears

Investigators have been infiltrating Muslim student groups at colleges, monitoring their Internet activity.

Lawyers seek info on police unit that eyed Muslims

US civil liberties groups are
asking a judge to force the New York Police Department to turn over documents about its efforts to spy on and infiltrate the Muslim community.