NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Files For Retirement
New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea has filed for retirement, sources confirmed to WNYC/Gothamist, ending a two year run as the NYPD’s top cop that’s been marked by disruption and controversy.
Dec 2, 2021 4:08 PM
Thousands Of NYC Police Officers, Firefighters Want COVID Vaccine Exemptions. Most Won't Get Them.
City officials explain the lengthy exemption process and why so many unvaccinated workers have been allowed to stick with weekly testing rather than immediately take the shots.
Nov 6, 2021 8:00 AM
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea On George Floyd, The Defunding Movement, & The Power Of Police Unions
The police commissioner sits down with our race & justice editor, Jami Floyd, for a wide-ranging interview.
Jun 26, 2021 12:34 PM
Why Are Shootings And Murders On The Rise In NYC?
The police commissioner and the mayor blame bail reform and the court system, but experts say the pandemic's effect on society cannot be understated.
Apr 14, 2021 10:30 AM
NYPD Rejects City Council Request To Release More Internal Misconduct Records
At a City Council hearing on Tuesday morning, the NYPD’s leadership declined to publish more comprehensive data on police misconduct investigations.
Mar 17, 2021 11:02 AM
New NYPD Database Offers "Narrow" Glimpse At Police Disciplinary Records
The release falls far short of the sweeping transparency reforms promised by Mayor Bill de Blasio during last year's protests.
Mar 9, 2021 10:07 AM
De Blasio Administration Rejects Proposal To Strip NYPD Commissioner Of Final Discipline Authority
De Blasio will not support an effort by the City Council to remove the police commissioner's final authority over disciplinary matters, breaking with progressive lawmakers.
Feb 16, 2021 4:16 PM
City Council Aims To "Reduce The NYPD's Footprint" With Sweeping New Police Reforms
Among the 11 proposals: stripping the police commissioner's final authority in disciplinary matters and ending qualified immunity for officers who commit misconduct.
Jan 30, 2021 9:28 AM
De Blasio Blames Pro-Trump Insurrectionists For NYPD's Crackdown On MLK Day March
One organizer called the comments "ridiculous, insulting, and enraging."
Jan 22, 2021 4:18 PM
NYPD Investigating At Least One Cop Who May Have Participated In Capitol Insurrection
Appearing on NY1 on Monday morning, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea revealed that there was an "investigation active on one member" of the police department who may have joined the pro-Trump riots.
Jan 11, 2021 11:06 AM
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Tests Positive For COVID-19
In a tweet, the department said that Shea is "doing well," and is running the police force remotely while working from home.
Jan 8, 2021 11:40 AM
NYPD Cops Become Commanders Despite Dozens Of Misconduct Complaints
"If the department had any kind of problem with him or others like him, they would put their careers in a box," one now-retired supervising officer said.
Dec 29, 2020 1:18 PM
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