NYC mayor hopeful outlines plan for police
Every New York City mayor wrestles with public safety -- and its massive cost.
Staffing at the NYPD, the nation's largest municipal police department, shrank over the past decade. This year, one of the Democratic candidates, William C. Thompson Jr., emphasizes early on that he will try to increase the uniformed ranks to about 37,000 if elected.
Currently the force is authorized for about...