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New York City Police Department: Municipal police force in the United States
The New York City Police Department (NYPD), officially the City of New York Police Department, is the primary law enforcement agency within the City of New York. Established on May 23, 1845, the NYPD is one of the oldest police departments in the United States, and is the largest police force in the United States. The NYPD headquarters is at 1 Police Plaza, located on Park Row in Lower Manhattan near City Hall. The NYPD's regulations are compiled in title 38 of the New York City Rules. The NYC Transit Police and NYC Housing Authority Police Department were fully integrated into the NYPD in 1995. The NYPD services include the Emergency Service Unit, K9, harbor patrol, air support, bomb squad, counter-terrorism, criminal intelligence, anti-organized crime, narcotics, public transportation, and public housing.


David Dinkins, New York City's First Black Mayor, Dead at 93 [Video]

David Dinkins, New York City's First Black Mayor, Dead at 93

According to the Associated Press, NYPD officers were called to Dinkins' home Monday night.

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‘No known threats of disruptions’ to voting -NYPD [Video]

‘No known threats of disruptions’ to voting -NYPD

The New York Police Department on Tuesday said that there is currently 'no known threat of disruptions' to voting in the weeks leading up to the November 3 presidential election.

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NYPD says union's Trump endorsement won't affect enforcement

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