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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton discusses the Eric Garner case on "Face the Nation" on Dec. 7, 2014. (credit: CBS News)

Bratton: NYPD Investigation Into Eric Garner Death Underway, Will Take Several Months

An NYPD investigation into the police-custody death of Eric Garner is underway, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Sunday.

12/07/2014

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Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Says Police Retraining ‘Will Change The Future Of This City’

About 22,000 patrolmen are being retrained during a three-day course, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said. The retraining began earlier this month and officials hope it will be completed by June.

12/04/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Cop In Eric Garner Chokehold Case

A grand jury has decided Wednesday not to indict the police officer who placed a Staten Island man in an apparent chokehold just before he died.

12/03/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: No Violence Anticipated After Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said officers were sent to Ferguson to see what tactics might be used by agitators once a grand jury decides whether to indict a Staten Island officer in the death of Eric Garner.

12/03/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Eric Garner Chokehold Death Grand Jury Decision May Be Imminent

The commissioner said he anticipates the grand jury will begin deliberations this week.

12/02/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a news conference at the Ingersoll Houses in Brooklyn, on Dec. 2, 2014, to discuss crime statistics. (credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

De Blasio: Crime In NYC Continues To Fall

De Blasio said the city had its safest August to November period since at least 1994.

12/02/2014

Esaw Garner speaks at National Action Network rally (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rev. Sharpton Begins Countdown To Grand Jury Decision In Death Of Eric Garner

The grand jury began hearing evidence in the case on Sept. 29, and the lawyer for the officer who placed Garner in the apparent chokehold said he expected the grand jury to take about a month to come to a decision.

11/29/2014

Protesters angry about the Ferguson grand jury decision at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Credit:  @nevernotever)

6 Arrested, 1 Hit With Summons As Protesters Disrupt Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The giant balloons included Thomas the Tank Engine, Ronald McDonald and the Pillsbury Doughboy.

11/27/2014

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife, Judith, speak Nov. 27, 2014, at a breakfast honoring the families of first responders killed in the line of duty. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Thanksgiving Breakfast Honors Families Of Fallen First Responders

The families of New York-area first responders killed in the line of duty were honored at a Thanksgiving breakfast.

11/27/2014

People protest in Times Square over the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown case November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: 10 Arrested During Protests Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The Rev. Al Sharpton held an event in Harlem Wednesday with the family of Michael Brown — a day after 10 people were arrested as during protests over the grand jury decision.

11/26/2014

Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning at police officer Darren Wilson, of the Ferguson, MO police department, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson Decision

The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.

11/25/2014

Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump, Rev. Al Sharpton speak at a news conference in St. Louis on Nov. 25, 2014. (CBS 2)

Sharpton, Brown’s Attorneys Criticize Ferguson Grand Jury, Prosecutor

Attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news conference Tuesday that attorneys objected to St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s decision to call a grand jury and not appoint a special prosecutor.

11/25/2014

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

Lawmakers Discuss Police Shooting Of Unarmed Brooklyn Man With Prosecutors

The medical examiner’s office said Sunday that 28-year-old Akai Gurley died from a single bullet to the torso.

11/24/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton calls for full investigation into fatal police shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Rally Calls For Probe Into Fatal Police Shooting Of Unarmed Man In Brooklyn

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said it appears Officer Peter Liang shot 28-year-old Akai Gurley by accident as he and his girlfriend entered a pitch black stairwell.

11/22/2014

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