The plan for Bergen County, New Jersey to obtain two military-style vehicles has been put on hold, with two emotional sides taking stands on the controversial issue.
In his eulogy, Sharpton police officers who are wrong need to be dealt with.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.
Meanwhile Tuesday, St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery, authorities said.
The Medical Examiner’s office previously dubbed Garner’s July 17 death a homicide caused by “compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police.”
Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.
The de Blasio administration on Monday was trying to ensure that peace is maintained the Staten Island rally for Eric Garner – the man who died in police custody last month.
Addressing a congregation in Ferguson on Sunday, the Rev. Al Sharpton blasted the release by police of a video purportedly showing Michael Brown robbing a store.
Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Friday the officer’s name is Darren Wilson.
A protest march was under way in Midtown Thursday evening on behalf Michael Brown, the man who was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis.
The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday has sparked protests in the St. Louis suburb. Some have turned violent.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota revealed the grisly details of the killings Thursday and said he will seek the maximum punishment for Laffer if convicted.