Commissioner James O'Neill

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Juliet Papa
November 19, 2019 - 2:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Departing NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill has defended the use of stop, question and frisk, calling it "a constitutionally-tested tool that police have to use." In an interview with 1010 WINS's Juliet Papa, O'Neill did not address the merit of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg'...
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November 06, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Benjamin Tucker, First Deputy Commissioner at the NYPD and the city's highest ranking black official, said Wednesday that he was disappointed not to have been named police commissioner.
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Kimberly Dole
November 06, 2019 - 6:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police Commissioner James O'Neill will now head Visa as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Physical Security, the company announced on Tuesday. He is set to join Visa on December 2, upon his retirement from the police force, where he will be responsible for the...
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Kimberly Dole
September 04, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Crime across New York City declined in August, the NYPD announced Wednesday afternoon. The city continues to see a reduction in crimes according to the NYPD. "New York City continues to see crime reductions, and that’s due to the dedication, professionalism and hard work of...
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Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police commissioner O'Neill was on "CBS This Morning" to address his decision to fire the officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in 2014. O'Neill felt he was making his own decision and was not influenced by anyone, especially not Mayor de Blasio. “Our job is...
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Kimberly Dole
August 01, 2019 - 12:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say 35-year-old Steven Larosa is the latest person to be arrested for dousing NYPD officers with water. Larosa was arrested at his home in East New York, Brooklyn, early Thursday morning after getting tips from the public, a police said. He was charged with...
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Kimberly Dole
July 30, 2019 - 9:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Things got heated between the city’s top cop at a police union head calling for his resignation in wake of several incidents in which officials took no action after getting doused by water. After speaking at Monday’s NYPD promotion ceremony, Police Commissioner James O’Neill...
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Kimberly Dole
July 08, 2019 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Students who are part of NYPD's Youth Strategies Divisions programs were able to speak with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Monday. Astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch held live Earth-to-space conversation with students and answered questions...
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Williamsburg Bridge
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September 30, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NYPD officers saved a distraught man who was threatening to jump off the top of the Williamsburg Bridge on Sunday morning, officials said.
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May 14, 2018 - 5:55 pm
Following a Sunday New York Times report, a city councilman grilled police Commissioner James O’Neill Monday about the higher number of arrests of black and Hispanic people for marijuana offenses in New York City.
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