The NYPD knows fanny packs ain’t cool, guys. Actually they describe the wearable cargo-pouches as “hideous” but hey; if you’re gonna look like a dorky tourist here’s how to get the most out of it.
Police officers turn up a lot in Gawker stories, but unless they’re a department commissioner giving a press conference or a union leader loudly berating a public official, it’s rare that they actually have a voice. What does the average beat cop think about Darren Wilson or Daniel Pantaleo? What is he looking for…
Does the NYPD have an undercover ice cream truck to go with its secret spy taxi cab? The Mister Softee-lookalike above was spotted double-parked in front of the department's 114th precinct in Astoria, Queens, with an NYPD baseball cap on its dashboard and all of its Softee branding conspicuously removed.
Last month, the New York City Police Department began a low-level crime enforcement slowdown, because someone said something that hurt their feelings. And while that was as good a reason as any other, I'm sure, it couldn't last forever. Sorry, everyone. Your New York City driving playground days are over.
In a completely-bizarre-yet-possibly-unsurprising-incident-since-after-all-it's-the-NYPD-and-they've-gotten-into-a-bunch-of-crap-lately turn of events, an NYPD officer needed to be rushed to the hospital after joyriding on the hood of a cop car.
All the lunacy going on between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department has had one bizarre side benefit for any fans of hooning, according to data obtained by the New York Post. Traffic enforcement has basically ceased, turning the city into a Mad Maxian-automotive playground.
There are several things to love about jetBlue, but their charitable donation in the wake of the murder of two New York City Police might be the most awesome thing they have ever done. The airline is offering two tickets to every law enforcement agency in the country with people wanting to attend the two funerals.
The NYPD rolled up on a Staten Island dunk contest over the weekend, not to break up the show, but to get in on the action.
One skull on the helmet? Nah, don't be stingy. FIVE skulls, man.
Criminals, terrorists and suspicious-looking minorities beware: the New York Police Department is coming after you with the cop car of the future! The NYPD is testing a prototype cruiser with the latest advances in public surveillance, er, public safety.
The Street Vendor Project says its members are regularly harassed by NYPD officers, but those exchanges are rarely caught on camera, and fear of retaliation keeps those few that are from being brought to the public's attention.
People parked in bike lanes is already one of the established perils of riding a bicycle through NYC. Now a New York cyclist has started a Tumblr for all of you to post photos of NYPD cars parked in bike lanes across the city.
In Enemies Within, the new book from Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporters Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman on the NYPD's indiscriminate and probably illegal spying program, reference is briefly made to a "real yellow cab, complete with an authentic taxi medallion registered under a fake name" used by the…
An off-duty cop with the New York City Police Department was charged with DWI after driving the wrong way on a local highway and smashing into five other cars.
Is the New York Police Department in the process of trading in their big American sedans and SUVs for the smaller, lighter, more drift-acular Scion FR-S? In a word: No.
Although we don't care to see them in our rearview mirrors with their lights flashing, we at Jalopnik are generally fans of the police car. They're just like regular cars, except tougher and built for fightin' crime.
Traffic in New York sucks, but here's one cop making it easier to get through. He sees a guy on a motorcycle stuck in a jam, and then guides him past the congestion on the curb.
Because July 4th falls on a Wedneday, a lot of Americans will spend a five-day weekend traveling and drinking. It's pretty common to misplace a wallet or a purse on that kind of vacation. And getting on a return flight without a valid ID, as you might imagine, is not easy. But it can be done. Here's how to work it…