On Point

May, 2015

On Point

Second-guessing cops threatens safety

On May 2, a young NYPD officer from the 105th Precinct was viciously shot and killed while on patrol in an unmarked car in Queens Village. We mourn and pray for the family of 25-year-old Brian Moore. The attack unfolded after two officers seated in their unmarked car spotted a man whom they knew to have a long police rap sheet. The officers witnessed this man making a furtive movement (adjusting his waistband suspiciously) and proceeded to follow him in their vehicle. The suspect suddenly turned and fired on Officer Moore. Comments (5).

April, 2015

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Cuomo vs. UFT in teacher accountability standoff

A battle now rages for the hearts and minds of tens of thousands of students languishing in appallingly underperforming city schools. The United Federation of Teachers and Gov. Cuomo stand on opposite ends of this battle and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Comments (11).

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January, 2015

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No ‘Silver’ lining in Sheldon’s fall from grace

There is no ‘Silver’ lining in this sordid tale of another New York elected official who has been caught up in a tangled web of corruption and self-dealing. Comments (7).
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