Here’s your roundup for the week: NYPD will revamp its disciplinary procedures for cops, after the new commissioner said the current system is “manifestly unfair” to police. Related: The DOJ is now investigating two NYPD officers who appear to have been caught on video planting drugs. Despite the damning videos, both the department and the Staten Island DA’s office cleared them of any wrongdoing.
Re: the shooting of the guy with the axe (hatchet?)-- It would be unbelievable if it weren't believable. Yes, the guy was holding an axe, but he was *in the woods* and 30-40 feet away. Just unreal. Icing on that cake is the customary passive-anonymous "shots fired" into the radio.