NYPD’s ShotSpotter yields positive results

By |2017-04-03T19:36:27+00:00March 29th, 2017|Media, Officers|

NYPD is reporting that the gunshot-locating technology ShotSpotter has helped lower shootings throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx. An article on nydailynews.com grants a number of accomplishments as a result of the technology: "The rise comes as both arrests by police and complaints against officers are down substantially while the department adheres to a new policing [...]

NYPD gears up after London attack in wake of proposed budget cut

By |2017-04-03T19:39:42+00:00March 24th, 2017|justice system, Media, Officers|

Last week, the Trump administration released their plan for a 10% spike in military spending. Roughly $700 million in federal grants from the Department of Homeland Security would be cut, according to an article posted on Newsday.com. These are the same grants that provide funding for counterterrorism efforts for local law enforcement agencies across the [...]

PBA contract ratified

By |2017-03-02T14:31:18+00:00March 1st, 2017|Media, Work Injury|

On February 27th, the previously tentative agreement between the City and the PBA was ratified. This is the first time in 5 years that the PBA has been under a union contract. It gives the current NYPD officers a total 11.25% raise over the life of the contract, but also ultimately lowers the pay for [...]