State Of Emergency Declared In Ferguson After Violent Protests Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Michael Brown’s Death
A man who opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri on the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County’s police chief said early Monday.
Protests and marches were held in New York and around the country Sunday, marking one year since the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer.
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.
While there are many New Yorkers who have supported police officers’ act of defiance against Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made it clear on Monday that he’s not one of them.
Some protest organizers have dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request for a “time out” until after the murdered officers are laid to rest.
Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere protested the criminal justice system’s handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins Wednesday.
The Obama administration has issued new guidelines intended to stop federal law enforcement officials from stopping people based on race, religion, national origin or other characteristics.
The state of New Jersey just announced police in three of the state’s biggest cities will soon be wearing cameras.
On Thursday, Amar’e Stoudemire made it clear where he stands on the Eric Garner case, asking that police rethink how they operate.
Sheldon Richardson felt helpless as he watched the scenes near his hometown unfold on TV and social media.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said officers were sent to Ferguson to see what tactics might be used by agitators once a grand jury decides whether to indict a Staten Island officer in the death of Eric Garner.
Sources told CBS2 the NYPD has laid out plans for possible protests stemming from a future grand jury decision in the death of Eric Garner in police custody.
Spurred by the Ferguson shooting and anti-police protests in New York and around the country, President Barack Obama on Monday announced new initiatives to bridge police mistrust.
Protests continue over a grand jury’s decision last week not to charge the police offer who fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Police cuffed seven protesters outside the Macy’s in Herald Square Friday and charged them with disorderly conduct.