New York City Police Department

Municipal police force in the United States

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The City of New York Police Department, more commonly known as the New York Police Department and its initials NYPD, is the primary law enforcement and investigation agency within the City of New York, New York, in the United States. Established on May 23, 1845, the NYPD is one of the oldest police departments in the United States, and is the largest police force in the United States. The NYPD headquarters is at 1 Police Plaza, located on Park Row in Lower Manhattan across the street from City Hall. The department's mission is to "enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide for a safe environment." The NYPD's regulations are compiled in title 38 of the New York City Rules. The New York City Transit Police and New York City Housing Authority Police Department were fully integrated into the NYPD in 1995 by New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani.

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Federal prosecutors announced on Tuesday they would not be charging a New York Police Department officer in the death of Eric Garner, five years after a video of..
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Federal prosecutors will not criminally charge a New York Police Department officer in the death of Eric Garner, a black man whose 2014 death played a key role..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 hours ago

Federal prosecutors will not criminally charge a New York Police Department officer in the death of Eric Garner, a black man whose 2014 death played a key role..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 hours ago

Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide protests.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 2 hours ago

R. Kelly is back in jail, this time facing federal sex crime charges. NYPD detectives and Homeland Security agents arrested Kelly Thursday night in Chicago. He..
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 days ago

Singer R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, according to two law enforcement officials. The 52-year-old was arrested by NYPD..
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R. Kelly was arrested by the New York Police Department and federal Homeland Security agents, a law enforcement source said
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 days ago

A New York judge ordered in 2011 that Epstein check in in the state every 90 days or "give up the New York home"
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

Posters featuring USWNT star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs in NYC subway station. NYPD's hate crimes division has opened probe.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

Sonny Milano (Blue Jackets) and A.J. Greer (Avalanche) were arrested on assault charges Sunday morning in NYC, according to NYPD Detective Ahmed Nasser.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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