On Tuesday, New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Dermot Shea stated that 15 percent of uniformed officers have called out sick amid the coronavirus pandemic.
"Currently, 442 uniformed members and 70 civilian members tested positive for the Coronavirus," the NYPD said in a Friday statement.
"The increase in the number of employees on sick report was anticipated and given the nature of the virus, it is expected that this number will grow," the NYPD said.
A 23-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man of Asian descent were both allegedly attacked on Tuesday by suspects referencing COVID-19.
"I want New Yorkers to be clear, this was an attempt to assassinate police officers," Mayor de Blasio said following the first incident.
Jasmine Lucas, 24, is charged with assaulting a 22-year-old man in Williamsburg.
Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for information after 16-year-old Karol Sanchez was snatched off the streets.
In a tweet Saturday, NYPD Commissioner Dermot F. Shea said the determination was made after a thorough investigation by Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison.
Roger Jassie, 57, was arrested following an altercation at the School of the Future in Brooklyn this week, where he was teaching 7th grade math.
A video showing police pinning and handcuffing a homeless woman on Friday prompted responses on social media and from city government and mental health professionals.
A 34-year-old homeless man said he and his dog were stabbed in a subway station in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood after an argument with an unidentified man.
A passerby captured a confrontation between a woman selling churros and several officers of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) on Friday evening in a video that has since gone viral on social media.
The boy suffered several broken bones and internal bleeding after falling from a Bronx River Houses apartment building in New York City.
James O'Neill is stepping down from the NYPD commissioner, declaring that it's time for him and the force to 'move forward'. He's not the only one making waves as police unions fight with commissioners and other government officials nationwide.
Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to share a video of New York City police cleaning up trash that had been dumped on one of their vehicles, an incident that he connected to what he sees as the poor performance of several Democratic politicians.
Benjamin Marshall received a concussion and was arrested for assaulting a police officer during the incident captured on video.
Video shows major fight break out between NYPD officers and teens on platform at Jay Street-MetroTech Station.
"If anybody shoots someone, they get arrested. I don't care if they're the president of the United States or anybody else," New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
Verizon workers installing phone lines found the body inside the manhole located at the intersection of West 58th Street and Eight Avenue, right by Columbus Circle, in Manhattan.
Michael Reynolds was staying at an Airbnb in Nashville in July 2018 when he got drunk and broken into a neighbor's house.
Police believe a shopping cart was used to transport the body and dump it outside a Starbucks.
Police were called to evacuate a building in the Bronx that was on fire; citizens were upset, and attacked police. One man threw milk at an officer, while a woman pulled off another cop's body camera.
Four incidents occurred in Chelsea, Greenwich Village and the Financial District this month, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. It released surveillance footage of the suspect.
Its final goal is to raise $150,000 dollars for the family, and so far, over a thousand unique donations have been made.
NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill announced Officer Daniel Pantaleo was fired, effective immediately, on Monday.
Robert Echeverria, 56, was off duty when he killed himself on Wednesday. He was the ninth NYPD officer to die by suicide this year.
Incidents occurred following several occasions where police officers have been doused with water in New York.
Rashid Stanley allegedly published the post on the Facebook account he shares with his wife after the acquittal of the police officer who killed Eric Garner.
Rudy Giuliani, a former GOP mayor of New York City, called the water assault on NYPD officers "anti-American" and blamed incumbent Democratic mayor Bill de Blasio.