Shea Communications, NY PR Firm Sued Today By NYPD Police Union

2015-08-11 by Jason Tannahill
Patrolmen's Benevolent Association

Today comes the news that the President of the NYPD’s Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (PBA), Pat Lynch sued Shea Communications today, claiming that the New York PR firm stole a union mailing list. New York Public Relations Firm - Shea Communications sued today by the New York Police Department Police Union Shea worked for the “Strengthen the Shield ticket”, a group of candidates who were running for election in recent PBA elections. Lynch won overwhelmingly in a major defeat – and now claims that materials have been used improperly. During the race, the PBA claimed that “Mayor de Blasio is the... Read More >

Ed Mullins SBA and NYPD Letter To Google’s CEO

2015-02-11 by Richard D. Pace

Sgt. Ed Mullins, President of the NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association (SBA), issued a letter to Google CEO Larry Page, expressing concerns over certain features of Google’s WAZE application, which allows users to find the location of police officers. Ed Mullins SBA Official Letter to the CEO of Google on the Waze APP from EverythingPR The WAZE app allows users to identify the locations of First Responders by using the app’s “Police Icon.” Sgt. Mullins believes this app may bring in new risks to police officers, and could be abused by those who plan to harm law enforcement officials.

Mayor, NYPD and a PR Firm

2015-01-26 by Richard D. Pace
de blasio nypd dispute

In the world of big-league Public Relations, power is often about influence and reach. In fascinating news today, apparently a public relations firm – 5wpr – was at the center of helping to settle the disputes between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Police Unions of the NYPD. According to The New York Daily News, Evgeny (Gene) Freidman hosted the mayor, NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins, as well as Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR at “his ritzy Upper East Side home on Jan. 10. All four men attended the over three-hour long Saturday afternoon meeting.” 5wpr represents the... Read More >

NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association Meeting At T.D. Jakes Ministries

2015-01-14 by Richard D. Pace
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NYPD SERGEANTS BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT TO PRESENT COMMUNITY RELATIONS PLAN AT T.D. JAKES MINISTRIES Sgt. Ed Mullins, President of the NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association (SBA) will be announcing his Five-Point plan to improve relations between police and community at the T.D. Jakes Ministries Corporate Offices (3635 Dan Morton Drive), as part of the Reconciled Church’s Healing the Racial Divide in Dallas, Texas, tomorrow, Thursday January 15th. Bishop T. D. Jakes, one of the most prominent African-American leaders serves as senior pastor of a 30,000-member church located in Dallas. He has been named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine. PBS Religion... Read More >

The NYPD Mourns Their Own (plus Official Response by Ed Mullins)

2014-12-23 by Richard D. Pace
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- Everything PR Commentary on the current state of the NYPD in NYC and Official Response by Ed Mullins -  The recent deaths of two NYPD police officers in their squad car in New York City has sparked even more controversy over the protests of the deaths of Michael Brown in Missouri and Eric Garner. The grief and sadness over these deaths has generated strong feelings on both sides. A look at the questions surrounding these events can throw some light on the complex issues surrounding effective policing. Questions of Excessive Force Protests against the use of excessive force by police... Read More >

NYPD Opens Social Media Unit

2011-08-13 by Aaron Sarno
facebook nypd mashup

There was no official Facebook police in the past, other that what was designated by Facebook themselves, and a few social vigilantes reporting here and there the misbehaviors. There were also the "unofficial" eyes, scrutinizing what's been said and done - after all, there are enough reports about people arrested for what they said on Facebook already. But there was no official police social media unit. Until now. As reported on NY Daily News, the New York Police Department has formed a Facebook, MySpace and Twitter unit  to track down and monitor criminals and criminal behavior on social media sites.... Read More >