Azi Paybarah

Decline reported in major crimes citywide:

Three of this week’s seven murder victims were in the 'Summer'precincts.

 

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

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City Hall Pro: New pressure on St. Pat’s parade

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Feb. 4, 2014

 
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Echoing Christie, Giuliani prosecutes Wildstein

Giuliani added, “Could he be telling the truth? Anybody could be telling the truth. Are there indications that he’s not credible? Yes.”

 

 

Feb. 3, 2014

 
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Sharpton’s new spokeswoman: Jacky Johnson

She’s a native of Oakland, CA and you can follow her on Twitter at @JackyJ.

Feb. 3, 2014

 
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Playbook: De Blasio’s media moment; NYC mourns the best Willy Loman

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Feb. 3, 2014

 
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City Hall Pro: De Blasio heads to the ‘Daily Show'

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Feb. 3, 2014

 
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Bratton says he’ll change, not end, Operation Impact

"The goal," Bratton said, is to have rookies get into "precinct assignments and have Opeartion Impact move toward a largely overtime operation or, using officers who are very familiar with the area [that also] have some intimacy with an area rather than a lot of officers who have really no experience with an area being asked to go in cold with limited supervision."

Jan. 31, 2014

 
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John Miller vows to dispel some NYPD mysteries

Deputy commissioner for intelligence says some secrets aren't necessary

Jan. 31, 2014

 
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Bratton to officers: ‘We will get it right together’

One day after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he intends to settle a long-running lawsuit over the police department's aggressive use of stop-and-frisk, NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton told police officers and their union leaders that “we will get it right together.”

Jan. 31, 2014

 
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Public safety chair begins with a gesture to police union

Vanessa Gibson open to hearings on Community Safety Act

Jan. 31, 2014

 
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Playbook: Rangel’s rematch

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Jan. 31, 2014