Eric Garner

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on April 26, 2015. (credit: CBS News)

Bill Bratton: Relationship Between City Officials, Police Union Better

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.

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New York City Councilman Vincent Gentile. (Credit: City Council)

Candidates Square Off In Debate On Staten Island With Grimm’s Congressional Seat Up For Grabs

Candidates running for Michael Grimm’s vacated congressional seat debated in Staten Island on Tuesday night.

04/14/2015

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Ramsey Orta, Man Who Took Eric Garner Video, Released On Bail In Unrelated Case

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.

04/10/2015

The Rev. Calvin Butts says Mayor Bill de Blasio should be targeted for defeat when his reelection campaign comes around if he does not make major changes at the NYPD. (Credit: CBS2)

Rev. Calvin Butts Tells de Blasio To Overhaul NYPD Or Expect To Be Targeted In 2017

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.

04/08/2015

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

Judge Won’t Release Grand Jury Testimony From Eric Garner Chokehold Case

State Supreme Court Justice William Garnett said the parties who brought the suit didn’t make a good enough argument for releasing the minutes.

03/19/2015

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)

NYPD Admits 2 Detectives Used Department Equipment To Alter Wikipedia Articles

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.

03/16/2015

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Report: Computers On NYPD Network Used To Make Edits To Eric Garner Wikipedia Page

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.

03/13/2015

Crime scene detectives arrive to investigate the scene outside the Ferguson Police Department on March12, 2015 in Ferguson, MO where two police officers were shot and wounded. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

2 Officers Shot In ‘Ambush’ Outside Ferguson Police Department

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.

03/12/2015

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

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