Police Commissioner

Bill de Blasio, James O'Neill, Dermot Shea
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 04, 2019 - 5:18 pm
New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill, who took on the position in September 2016, will be stepping down on Monday.
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Police Commissioner James O'Neill
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Erica Brosnan
August 30, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The largest police union in New York City on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, saying they should lose their jobs over the firing of an officer responsible in the death of Eric Garner.
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Pat Lynch, president of the NYC Police Benevolent Association
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Erica Brosnan
August 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
The largest police union in New York City says Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill should lose their jobs over the firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
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Gwen Carr, Eric Garner's mother
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Members of Eric Garner's family want a court to force New York City's mayor and police commissioner to answer questions under oath about their relative's 2014 chokehold death.
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James O'Neill
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January 23, 2019 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The city’s top cop announced Wednesday that he plans to zero in on six precincts where the violent crime rates are highest. Police Commissioner James O’Neill said the NYPD will focus its forces at problematic precincts in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. “We won't rest until...
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James O'Neill
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November 19, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Police Commissioner James O’Neill is standing by the promotion of the commander of a Staten Island precinct despite multiple officers and the president of the NYPD sergeants union protesting the decision. O’Neill said the single internal affairs complaint lodged against Capt...
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