Public safety

Gov. Kathy Hochul said new measures are focusing around the definition of "sensitive areas"
Evolv uses an array of magnetic sensors to spot when a person is carrying metal, but critics worry about the potential for false positives.
Days before the subway shooting, the police commissioner and the deputy mayor for public safety assured business leaders about ongoing efforts to make the subways safe for their workers.
The $17K order comes as the department fights on a number of fronts to keep records secret.
Laws to curb gun trafficking have languished in Congress. So local police are trying to cut off the Iron Pipeline themselves.
The alleged dealer faces life in prison for a charge known as “death-resulting,” which prosecutors are using to try to address the fentanyl crisis.
The NYPD reports 26 people were shoved onto the tracks in 2020, and 30 people were shoved last year.
The plan is at odds with a transition report put out by his own transition team just two months ago.
Adams reiterated his plan to bring back a controversial and disbanded unit of plainclothes officers to prevent gun crimes.
Did the MTA wade too far into political waters, or is it staking out an issue of concern to the voters?
As the MTA hopes to lure back riders, amid a spike in anti-Asian hate crimes and an uptick in burglaries, murder and rapes, the agency is touting an increase in surveillance cameras.
One rider said he was surprised a bag was left on a Grand Central platform because "in New York, it ain't gonna be there" after a few minutes.
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