Azi Paybarah

Amid crime drop, Bratton says police making fewer broken-windows arrests:

But arrests for “more serious crime” are up nearly 7 percent.

Bio: Azi Paybarah is a reporter for POLITICO New York. He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.

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De Blasio critics on low crime numbers: Wait

'It’s only the first year'

Nov. 18, 2014

 
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Capital Playbook: Mayor: ‘Smear’ of Noerdlinger ‘repulsive’

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Nov. 18, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: De Blasio settles with U.F.T.

City Hall Pro: De Blasio settles with U.F.T.

Nov. 18, 2014

 
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Mullins: A woman mayor would ‘bring a softer approach’

'They’re not as aggressive. There are a lot of intelligent women out there,' head of the Sergeants Benevolent Association says

Nov. 17, 2014

 
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In Noerdlinger arrest, advocates see need for reform

The trespassing charge that led to the arrest of the teenage Noerdlinger was one offense advocates have long sought to ease.

Nov. 17, 2014

 
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Police unions react to Noerdlinger announcement

Police union leaders celebrated the announcement on Monday morning that Rachel Noerdlinger, the chief of staff to first lady Chirlane McCray, would take a leave of absence from City Hall.

Nov. 17, 2014

 
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Capital Playbook: Diller to announce new park

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Nov. 17, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Hudson River Park dream

City Hall Pro: Hudson River Park dream

Nov. 17, 2014

 
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Lancman defends chokehold ban in radio interview

'It’s really hard to be a black or Latino male on the streets of New York City'

Nov. 14, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: Ready for Hillary, next Thursday

City Hall Pro: Ready for Hillary, next Thursday

Nov. 14, 2014