Tag: New York Police Department

NYPD Cops Receive 36,000 iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Units To Fight Crime

The NYPD has begun its replacement program to swap over 36,000 obsolete Windows Phone units. Police officers will receive an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus as an upgrade free of charge.

Apple February 6, 2018

Even Cops Don’t Want Windows Phones: NYPD Officers Switching To iPhones By The End Of 2017

The NYPD has had enough of Windows Phones. Because Microsoft stopped updating its mobile operating system, thousands of New York cops will switch to Apple’s iPhone by the end of the year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 29, 2017

#CrimingWhileWhite Sheds Light On Racial Double Standard Following Eric Garner Decision

A Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of an unarmed African American, which sparked more protests regarding race and police.

Internet Culture December 4, 2014

No Indictment Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Chokehold Case, Protests Erupt

A white police officer who caused the death of an unarmed black man due to a chokehold was not indicted by a grand jury decision. Protests erupted, including gatherings in Manhattan and Times Square and a lie-in in the Grand Central Terminal.

Society December 4, 2014

82-year-old man reunited with stolen Jaguar XKE... 46 years later

Ivan Schneider, a retired lawyer, has been reunited with his old car, a Jaguar XKE that was stolen outside of his New York apartment in 1968. His car was found in a shipping container headed to the Netherlands.

Society September 20, 2014

German artists claim they were behind the Brooklyn Bridge white flag stunt

Two German artists claimed responsibility for replacing the American flag with a white one on the Brooklyn Bridge. They say the stunt was not an act of terrorism, but rather artistic expression.

Internet Culture August 13, 2014

Combating spike in heroin use: How about heroin OD kits for cops?

Nearly 20,000 New York Police Department officers will now be equipped with and trained to use medical kits to instantly treat heroin overdoses. The program will cost some $1.2 million.

Life May 30, 2014

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