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Five most recent columns

July 24, 2017
Don't Count on Bill
If there is a lesson Police Commissioner Jimmy O’Neill should have learned in his 10 months in office, it is that he can‘t count on Mayor Bill de Blasio.

July 17, 2017
Jimmy O'Neill's Learning Curve
Was the killing of Officer Miosotis Familia a watershed moment for NYPD Commissioner Jimmy O’Neill?

July 10, 2017
Miosotis Familia and the Killing of Innocents
Take a person with mental issues and a violent past, who in poor NYC neighborhoods is often a black man like Alexander Bonds.

July 3, 2017
Melissa's “Hero”
Here’s a final footnote to the Oscar López Rivera story that places in context City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s claim that López Rivera was never linked to any specific act of FALN violence.

June 26, 2017
The Garner Shuffle
For the second time, an NYPD training sergeant testified last week before a federal grand jury in Brooklyn hearing testimony in the 2014 “chokehold” death of Eric Garner.

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