An internal poll has revealed that the majority of officers who have completed a retraining program following the death of Eric Garner thought it had a positive effect, according to the Mayor’s office.
New York state lawmakers on Thursday began debating grand jury reforms meant to restore public trust when police are investigated.
The New York Post, citing a video released by conservative activist James O’Keefe, claims that Eric Garner’s daughter is caught on video saying Sharpton is only interested in money.
Major grand jury reforms proposed Tuesday by the New York State Appeals Court chief judge include releasing records of closed-door proceedings when nobody is charged.
His aides dismissed the notion that de Blasio changed tactics because he was second-guessing his comments after Garner’s death.
Abdul Kamal violated a restraining order and broke into his estranged wife’s Irvington home on Nov. 11, 2013, police said.
The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case.
The New York Civil Liberties Union was set to go to court Thursday, as the group demanded the release of the grand jury transcript from the Eric Garner case.
Calls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.
New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.
The daughter of Eric Garner believes her father’s memorial on Staten Island was burned to the ground by vandals on Martin Luther King Day.
Following the Eric Garner case, there has been a call for the release of secret grand jury minutes.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he would veto a proposed New York City Council bill that would make chokeholds illegal.
Police on Tuesday renewed a call to find one of the remaining suspects in an attack on two police lieutenants during protests on the Brooklyn Bridge last month.
The city’s new inspector general for police says the NYPD and an independent agency probing excessive force claims are not consistent in how they decide officers should be held accountable in using barred chokeholds.