Ferguson

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Defense Lawyers March In Brooklyn To Protest Police Killings

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.

12/17/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder discusses a new plan to prevent profiling by federal law enforcement. (Credit: CBS2)

Obama Administration Proposes Plan To Stop Profiling By Law Enforcement

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.

12/08/2014

Mayor De Blasio Discusses Use Of Police Body Cameras At Police Academy In Queens

Three New Jersey Cities Set To Roll Out Police Body Cameras

The state of New Jersey just announced police in three of the state’s biggest cities will soon be wearing cameras.

12/05/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Stoudemire Sounds Off On Police Mandate To Protect And Serve

On Thursday, Amar’e Stoudemire made it clear where he stands on the Eric Garner case, asking that police rethink how they operate.

12/05/2014

Sheldon Richardson  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets’ Richardson Stands By Controversial Comments On Ferguson

Sheldon Richardson felt helpless as he watched the scenes near his hometown unfold on TV and social media.

12/04/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: No Violence Anticipated After Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

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.

12/03/2014

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)

Sources To CBS2: Police Won’t Be ‘Heavy-Handed’ During Possible Future Eric Garner Case Protest

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.

12/01/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio At White House: Ferguson Crisis Is Reflection Of ‘Centuries Of Racism’

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.

12/01/2014

"Hands Up" walkout in Union Square on Dec. 1, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Ferguson Protesters March From Union Square To Times Square

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.

12/01/2014

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

7 Arrested In NYC During Black Friday Protest Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Police cuffed seven protesters outside the Macy’s in Herald Square Friday and charged them with disorderly conduct.

11/29/2014

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush attends the Touchdown For Teens Campaign at Taco Bell on August 26, 2014 in Royal Oak, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)

ADL Rips Reggie Bush For Social Media Posts Conflating Ferguson, Palestine

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.

11/26/2014

Protestors spill over onto FDR. (Credit: kristen Gwynne)

Critics: Protesters Are Getting Away With Too Much Under New NYPD Protocol

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.

11/26/2014

People protest in Times Square over the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown case November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: 10 Arrested During Protests Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

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.

11/26/2014

Protesters march through the streets of New York after learning at police officer Darren Wilson, of the Ferguson, MO police department, who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown on August 9, would not be indicted by a grand jury on November 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protesters Take Over FDR, West Side Highway Night After Ferguson 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.

11/25/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Under Pressure, Commissioner Bratton Puts New Faces On NYPD Training

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.

11/25/2014

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