In this June 12, 2016 file photo, a couple embraces outside the Stonewall Inn in New York. On Thursday, June 6, 2019, Commissioner James O'Neill apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement. O'Neill said Thursday that "the actions taken by the NYPD were wrong" at the gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village. He called the actions and laws of the time discriminatory and said, "For that, I apologize."
(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Mayor Bill de Blasio has named NYPD Chief of Department James O'Neill to replace Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.
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Ramadan begins next Wednesday, and the NYPD's stepping up police presence so the city's Muslims can observe their holy month in peace.
Bratton Promises Safety for Ramadan [Photo: Eden, Janine and Jim, Flickr]