Undercover cop in biker beating is 10 year vet assigned to Intelligence

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The undercover NYPD cop who stood by as a pack of motorcyclists surrounded and attacked the driver of an SUV in Manhattan last week is an officer with about 10 years on the job – virtually all of it undercover, sources say.

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Caught on video: Father with family in SUV chased, beaten by speed-demon bikers

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New York City police are hunting for a vengeful band of up to 30 motorcyclists who forced a driver on a harrowing high-speed chase through upper Manhattan and then beat him in front of his wife and two-year-old daughter.

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'Stop and frisk' police tactic violated constitutional rights, federal judge says

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The New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” tactic, under which millions of mostly black and Hispanic people have been questioned by police over the past decade, has violated constitutional rights, a federal judge ruled Monday.

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Still shoeless, man in viral photo not homeless, officials say

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He may be shoeless, but he is not homeless.

Jeffrey Hillman, the barefoot recipient of boots from an NYPD officer last month, has an apartment in the Bronx, officials told the News 4 I-Team. 

Homeless man grateful for boots, but barefoot again

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After Officer Lawrence DePrimo knelt beside a barefoot man on a bitterly cold November night in Times Square, giving him a pair of boots, a photo of his random act of good will quickly took on a life of its own — becoming a symbol for a million acts of kindness that go unnoticed every day and a reminder that even in this tough, often anonymous city, people can still look out for one another.

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Cop who bought shoes for homeless man ‘really didn’t think about the money’

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A member of the NYPD who was snapped buying a pair of new boots on a cold night for a barefoot homeless person earlier this month said he felt compelled to help the man.

“The two things that really stuck out in my mind that night was just how cold it was and that this was the most polite gentleman I ever met, and I knew I had to help him,” Officer Lawrence DePrimo said Friday on TODAY.

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Off-duty NYPD officer dies saving his family from Sandy

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Friends, family and colleagues are mourning an off-duty New York City police officer who died while helping seven family members to safety inside his flood-ravaged home on Staten Island during superstorm Sandy.

NYT: After police bullets hit bystanders, questions about protocol

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The encounter was breathtakingly brief: a surveillance video showed a gunman outside the Empire State Building on Friday pulling a pistol, pointing it at two police officers, their firing at him and his falling to the sidewalk.

All the yelling and cries of pain occurred out of camera view, just north of where the gunman, Jeffrey T. Johnson, collapsed and died: nine bystanders were struck, cradling bloody arms or lying on the sidewalks and curbs.

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