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After Paris, NYPD Expanding "Active Shooter" Training

Bratton: "We do remain, because of who we are and what we are in this city, the No. 1 terrorist target in the world"
In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, New York's Police Department is quietly expanding training for what it sees as the latest terror threat - teams of "active shooters" who arm themselves with high-powered rifles and open fire.

Tensions Mount Further Between de Blasio, Police Union

PBA head Patrick Lynch accused de Blasio of throwing police officers "under the bus."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing battle with the city's police union leaders.
 
He dismissed their ability to speak for their rank-and-file members during an appearance Tuesday on the daytime talk show "The View."

Sharpton Gathers Families of Men Killed by Police

Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Akai Gurley meet.
The families of three unarmed black men who recently died at the hands of police officers linked arms with the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday and prayed for justice amid days of protests over a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict one of the officers.

Still Cool to be a Cop

Young New Yorkers do "mock police academy" while public debate rages

Police officer has always been one of the coolest professions, up there with astronaut and rock star. But is it still that way in New York City?

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