Azi Paybarah

NYPD touts drop in crime, arrests:

Last month was the safest June on record, police officials said

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: Mayor to counter Simmon on Hot97; Students push free lunch

City Hall Pro: Mayor to counter Simmon on Hot97; Students push free lunch

Jun. 22, 2015

 
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Mullins sides with Ray Kelly in criticizing de Blasio

Mullins said addressing the problem of stop-and-frisk “was simple enough to do,” but “the message,” sent from politicians running for office was that “police were stopping everyone for no reason,” and faulted police “to the point that the police were the bad guys.”

Jun. 21, 2015

 
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Russell Simmons: De Blasio a ‘bitch’ on policing

'Our police commissioner is bullying our punk mayor'

Jun. 20, 2015

 
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Capital Playbook: Cuomo introduces Port Authority bill; Rikers reforms

Capital Playbook: Cuomo introduces Port Authority bill; Rikers reforms 

Jun. 19, 2015

 
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City Hall Pro: City cuts cars in parks; Bail deal elusive

City Hall Pro: City cuts cars in parks; Bail deal elusive

Jun. 19, 2015

 
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Officer shoots, kills suspect after being attacked

'He was brave, he pursued this perp, followed his training, went toward the danger'

Jun. 18, 2015

 
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Reactions to the Charleston church shooting

Mayor Bill de Blasio, who ordered additional security at black chruches, said on twitter: “Charleston, you're in our thoughts tonight.”

Jun. 18, 2015

 
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Capital Playbook: De Blasio’s parks-driving plan; Brian Williams’ new job

Capital Playbook: De Blasio’s parks-driving plan; Brian Williams’ new job

Jun. 18, 2015

 
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City Hall Pro: Cutting cars in parks and requirements for taxi apps; City M.T.A. appointees

City Hall Pro: Cutting cars in parks and requirements for taxi apps; City M.T.A. appointees

Jun. 18, 2015

 
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Capital Playbook: Albany prepares to stick around; Cuomo’s consent shift

Capital Playbook: Albany prepares to stick around; Cuomo's consent shift

Jun. 17, 2015