First Baptist Church

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)

Clergy Members Gather To Protest Against Police Policies After Garner Decision

More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.

12/12/2014

Friends, colleagues gather at a memorial for Michael Jones on Oct. 10, 2012. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Sources: Mistaken Identity May Not Have Played Role In Soccer Coach Slaying

Sources Wednesday night were discounting the theory that the murder of a youth soccer coach near Union Square last week was a case of mistaken identity.

10/10/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the First Baptist Church of Brownsville on June 10, 2012 (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker/NYC Mayor's Office Flickr)

Bloomberg Defends NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Program, Says It Should Be ‘Mended, Not Ended’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg stood at the pulpit of a black church in a high-crime area of Brooklyn on Sunday to make a tough point: The New York Police Department policy of street stops would continue in a city where “96 percent of shooting suspects are black or Hispanic.”

06/11/2012

Generic Arrest File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Police Arrest 2 Suspects In Graffiti-Spraying

First Precinct Officers James Knoblach and Eric Dennis responded to 51 East St. and found the building tagged with “SOP” and “Shake” on its side.

12/31/2011