NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says there’s “much less tension” between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year.
Candidates running for Michael Grimm’s vacated congressional seat debated in Staten Island on Tuesday night.
Ramsey Orta, the man who took the video of Eric Garner in a confrontation with police officers on Staten Island last summer, was released on bail Friday months after being accused of unrelated charges.
The Rev. Calvin O. Butts III of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem is demanding that the mayor make wholesale changes to the NYPD and fire the officer who put Eric Garner in an apparent chokehold – or else the ministers will fire the mayor.
State Supreme Court Justice William Garnett said the parties who brought the suit didn’t make a good enough argument for releasing the minutes.
Last week, the publication Capital New York reported that computers operating on the NYPD’s network had been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of controversial cases.
A report claims computers operating on the New York Police Department’s network at its One Police Plaza headquarters have been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of controversial cases involving Eric Garner, Sean Bell and Amadou Diallo.
Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday as demonstrators gathered after the city’s police chief resigned in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report.
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.