Eric Garner

New NYPD Officers take oath (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Poll: Most NYPD Officers Thought 3-Day Retraining Program Was Useful

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.

02/27/2015

Protesters on Feb. 5, 2015, call for details of grand jury proceedings in the Eric Garner case to be unsealed. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

State Lawmakers Discuss Grand Jury Reforms Following Garner Case Controversy

New York state lawmakers on Thursday began debating grand jury reforms meant to restore public trust when police are investigated.

02/26/2015

The Rev. Al Sharpton (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Sharpton Fires Back At NY Post Report Saying Eric Garner’s Daughter Slammed Him

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.

02/24/2015

Protesters on Feb. 5, 2015, call for details of grand jury proceedings in the Eric Garner case to be unsealed. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

N.Y. High Court Judge Calls For Major Changes To Grand Jury Proceedings

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.

02/17/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Expert: De Blasio Taking New Tack After Akai Gurley Grand Jury Decision

His aides dismissed the notion that de Blasio changed tactics because he was second-guessing his comments after Garner’s death.

02/17/2015

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Grand Jury Declines To Indict Officers Involved In 2013 Shooting Of Abdul Kamal Of Irvington

Abdul Kamal violated a restraining order and broke into his estranged wife’s Irvington home on Nov. 11, 2013, police said.

02/13/2015

Protesters on Feb. 5, 2015, call for details of grand jury proceedings in the Eric Garner case to be unsealed. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

New York Court Asked To Release Details In Eric Garner Case

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.

02/05/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Hearing Planned In Call For Release Of Grand Jury Transcripts In 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.

02/04/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Eric Garner Case Fuels Debate Over Grand Jury Secrecy

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.

01/28/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget Plan

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.

01/21/2015

Eric Garner memorial found burned on Staten Island. (credit: Derricke Dennis/1010 WINS)

Eric Garner Memorial Found Burned On Staten Island

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.

01/20/2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cuomo To Consider Changes To Grand Jury Transparency In Wake Of Garner Case

Following the Eric Garner case, there has been a call for the release of secret grand jury minutes.

01/14/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about plans for changes in police practices. (Credit: CBS2)

Mayor De Blasio Says He Would Veto Bill That Would Make Chokeholds Illegal

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he would veto a proposed New York City Council bill that would make chokeholds illegal.

01/13/2015

Police: An unknown woman grabs Lt. Philip Chan and assists in pulling him to the ground, while an unknown man pulls Chan and hits him in the back of the left shoulder. (Credit: NYPD/CBS2)

Police Renew Call For Information On Remaining Suspect In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On Cops

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.

01/13/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Report Calls Use Of Chokeholds By NYPD ‘Alarming’

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.

01/12/2015

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