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Cop Union Boss: Woman Mayor Would Bring 'Less Aggressive,' 'Softer Approach'

Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins told reporters today he wanted to see a woman challenge Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2017–arguing that a member of the fairer sex would bring a much-needed feminine touch to the office. 460 more words

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Noerdlinger's Leave of Absence 'Overdue,' Leader of Sergeants Union Says

Sergeants Benevolent Association President Edward Mullins declared Rachel Noerdlinger should have stepped aside as First Lady Chirlane McCray’s chief of staff long ago–and denied Mayor Bill de Blasio’s claims that Ms. 575 more words

Not Just Parking Tickets: Marijuana Possession Equal to Hopping Turnstiles and More

As the Observer previously reported, New Yorkers will not necessarily be arrested for low-level marijuana offenses anymore. Instead they’ll be given a summons, and likely, a fine.  454 more words

Cop Union Boss Claims De Blasio Marijuana Policy Turning 'Backs on Minorities'

Sergeants Benevolent Association President Edward Mullins today argued that Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s decision to end low-level marijuana arrests would harm communities of color. 265 more words

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NYPD 'Buy-and-Bust' Pot Plan Goes Up in Smoke

The NYPD has halted a program that used arrests for marijuana possession as a front to seize guns and close outstanding warrants. City cops were told to cease these “buy-and-bust” searches so as to arrest fewer minorities, and thus gain minority support. 337 more words

Noerdlinger’s Bad News Boyfriend Is Red Meat for Police Unions

The news that a top aide to the mayor’s wife lives with an ex-con — who bashed police on his Facebook page a couple years ago — involves enough degrees of separation and lapsed time that it’s unlikely to dog Mayor Bill de Blasio for long. 835 more words