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.
The Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday took Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush to task for an Instagram post the group said equated the situation in Ferguson, Missouri to the Palestinian people.
The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.
The Rev. Al Sharpton held an event in Harlem Wednesday with the family of Michael Brown — a day after 10 people were arrested as during protests over the grand jury decision.
The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.
In the aftermath of the Ferguson protests, Commissioner Bill Bratton is stepping up to the plate in order to restore trust in the NYPD, following an accidental shooting, a chokehold death and other questionable incidents.