An NYPD investigation into the police-custody death of Eric Garner is underway, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Sunday.
City officials were bracing for another night of protests across the city Thursday night, a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
Eric Garner’s family is continuing to call for justice a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in connection with the 43-year-old’s death.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD officers will get annual training on the use of force following the police custody death of Eric Garner on Staten Island.
The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.
Ramsey pleaded not guilty to two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and is being held on $75,000 bail.
The Rev. Al Sharpton joined Eric Garner’s family members Friday for a closed-door meeting with officials from the civil rights division of the U.S. attorney’s office.