Cops identify prisoner who escaped custody

Cops identify prisoner who escaped custody

Cops on Saturday identified the handcuffed prisoner who escaped police custody after he allegedly pilfered the SoHo Nike store with a female accomplice. Derek Robinson, 39, along with Alice Scruggs, 21, were stealing items from the sneaker store on Broadway near Spring…

NYPD will no longer wait for feds to act on Eric Garner cop

NYPD will no longer wait for feds to act on Eric Garner cop

The NYPD will begin its internal disciplinary proceedings related to the 2014 death of Eric Garner in police custody — whether the federal Department of Justice has finished its own probe, according to a letter released by the department Monday. “The NYPD…

Cops revive ‘lifeless’ baby girl in Brooklyn

Cops revive ‘lifeless’ baby girl in Brooklyn

Four of New York’s Finest rushed to the rescue of a baby girl suffering a seizure Saturday night in Brooklyn, pulling the tot back from the brink, according to her grateful mom. Caroline Ivanov was celebrating her mother-in-law’s birthday at a restaurant…

Suspect arrested in brutal beating of elderly professor

Suspect arrested in brutal beating of elderly professor

Cops arrested the man who beat an 87-year-old Lehman College professor nearly to death inside an Upper West Side bank vestibule, authorities said last Wednesday night. Matthew Lee, 50, was picked up Wednesday around 10 p.m., and charged with robbery and assault…

NYPD refuses to reinstate cop in Eric Garner case

NYPD refuses to reinstate cop in Eric Garner case

Police brass pulled an about-face on the sergeant who was at the scene of the Eric Garner police chokehold death — first telling her she’s being restored to full duty, then yanking her ID instead when she showed up at police headquarters…

Ex-cop: Hooker was no bribe, I paid for her myself

Ex-cop: Hooker was no bribe, I paid for her myself

Well, that’s a unique defense. An ex-NYPD official battling corruption charges claimed Tuesday that his romp with a hooker on a trip to Las Vegas can’t be considered a bribe — because he paid for her services. In court papers, ex-Deputy Inspector…

Terrorists’ use of drones has NYPD on alert

Terrorists’ use of drones has NYPD on alert

Terrorists have grown increasingly inventive with their use of drones — and NYPD officials fear they could start using them to execute attacks in the Big Apple and other American cities. “Our job is to look forward . . . in terms…

Cop-killer Herman Bell’s parole is back on schedule

Cop-killer Herman Bell’s parole is back on schedule

Former Black Liberation Army terrorist and three-time cop-killer Herman Bell is eligible for parole, an Albany judge decided Friday, rejecting a police widow’s request for a do-over parole hearing. State Supreme Court Justice Richard Koweek set 5 p.m. April 27 for Bell’s…

MS-13 directs members to ‘take out a cop’

MS-13 directs members to ‘take out a cop’

MS-13 has directed its members to “take out a cop” on Long Island — prompting the NYPD to put its officers on high alert, according to a new memo obtained by The Post. Police are hunting for the suspect, a tall, light-skinned…

367,000 more reasons not to parole cop-killer Herman Bell

367,000 more reasons not to parole cop-killer Herman Bell

If the voices of New Yorkers matter, Herman Bell will remain behind bars — despite the parole board’s decision to free him. After all, it’s not every day that 367,000 letters protest anything. Yet that’s how many the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association says…

Parole board flooded with letters after Herman Bell decision

Parole board flooded with letters after Herman Bell decision

The state parole board has been flooded with more than 367,000 letters in opposition of the release of cop-killers after the panel OK’d freeing police assassin Herman Bell, the PBA said Monday. The deluge of letters came after a weeklong radio-commercial campaign…

Inside New York’s silent sex trafficking epidemic

Inside New York’s silent sex trafficking epidemic

Inside a handsome brick building on a tree-lined street near Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, lay one of the city’s dirtiest secrets. As people strolled past the Prospect Heights home on their way to the park, the Brooklyn Museum or a bar where celebrated…

Wife challenges NYPD’s account of husband’s shooting

Wife challenges NYPD’s account of husband’s shooting

A woman shot her husband square in the eye, killing him in their Brooklyn apartment, police said Saturday — but the woman’s attorney insisted cops have it all wrong. Tiffany Brown, 27, blasted Robert Bosalavage, 39, in the bedroom of their Flatlands…

NYPD deploys counterterror officers after US strikes Syria

NYPD deploys counterterror officers after US strikes Syria

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department says it has deployed counterterrorism officers around the city after the United States and its allies launched military strikes in Syria. Department spokesman Phillip Walzak said Friday there are no credible threats to New…

Tourist mugged at knifepoint for MAGA hat

Tourist mugged at knifepoint for MAGA hat

A Danish tourist was robbed at knifepoint by two thugs who snatched “Make America Great Again” cap — and threatened him when he tried to get it back, according to police and reports. The 18-year-old was about to jump on the subway…

Police misconduct allegations are up against NYPD

Police misconduct allegations are up against NYPD

Allegations of police misconduct against the NYPD increased last year, the first jump in complaints in nearly a decade, according to a new report released Thursday. The Civilian Complaint Review Board received 4,487 complaints in 2017 — up 202 from the year…

Former NYPD cops busted for $1.4M disability fraud

Former NYPD cops busted for $1.4M disability fraud

Three former New York City cops were busted Wednesday and charged with ripping off the federal government with $1.4 million in false disability claims. One of the ex-cops, Gerard Scparta, 53, stands accused of stealing $638,000 from the Social Security Administration over…