The NYPD Currently Responds To Mental Health Crisis 911 Calls. Advocates Have Another Approach
“The overwhelming view was just don’t send police unless you really have to.”
Jun 14, 2020 4:55 PM
Emotionally Disturbed Man Removed From Trump Tower After Claiming FBI Is Out To Get Him
Police say the man at Trump Tower was yelling about the FBI being after him, as well as other paranoid conspiracy theories.
Updated: Mar 3, 2017 2:18 PM
Police Violated NYPD Protocol In Killing Of Mentally Unstable Man, New Documents Reveal
Mohamed Bah's mother called 911 for an ambulance, but police arrived instead and fatally shot Bah.
Updated: Jul 6, 2016 5:48 PM
[UPDATES] Naked Man Taunts Cops In Times Square, Jumps Off TKTS Roof
The police tried to get the man down without resorting to force, and after a lengthy standoff he jumped onto the street.
Updated: Jun 30, 2016 5:21 PM
Man Charged With Hate Crime For Slashing Brooklyn Woman "Because She Was White"
He allegedly confessed to police, "I cut her because she was white."
Updated: Mar 26, 2018 9:12 PM
Man Wearing American Flag Bandana Allegedly Slashed Woman As Revenge Against "The System"
Sources told the Post that Alfred wanted to cut white people because "he blamed them and 'the system' for preventing him from freely smoking weed."
Updated: Mar 22, 2016 9:25 PM
[UPDATE] NYPD: Possibly Suicidal Gunman At Large In Central Park
A police spokesperson says the man is possibly armed with a gun with the intention of committing suicide.
Updated: Nov 11, 2015 9:24 PM
Off-Duty Cop Helps Suicidal Man Off R Train Subway Tracks
It happened earlier this morning at a Bay Ridge subway station.
Updated: Jul 29, 2014 8:16 PM
8-Yr-Old Boy Dead In Queens, Father Found With Wrist Injuries
The father reportedly told EMS that he killed the boy earlier in the day.
Updated: Jun 30, 2014 1:50 PM
How Should The NYPD Handle Mentally Ill "Criminals"?
Mayor de Blasio has appointed a task force to look at the NYPD's and Department of Correction's handling of mentally ill individuals.
Updated: Jun 2, 2014 6:36 PM
Lawsuit: Cop Tasers Cop, Innocent Man Dies
This revelation in the death of 29-year-old Mohamed Bah comes from the NYPD's own shooting incident report completed in December of last year, a little more than a month after officers killed Bah, claiming he had lunged at him with a knife.
Updated: Dec 9, 2013 11:21 PM
Emotionally Disturbed Man Grabs Cop's Gun, Shoots Him In Foot At Harlem Hospital
The suspect might have been handcuffed at the time of the shooting.
Updated: Jun 10, 2013 3:25 PM
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