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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

Police: An unknown woman grabs Lt. Philip Chan and assists in pulling him to the ground, while an unknown man pulls Chan and hits him in the back of the left shoulder. (Credit: NYPD/CBS2)

Police Search For 6 More People In Attack On Lieutenants During Protests

Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.

12/15/2014

Protesters gather in Washington Square Park for march to One Police Plaza over police violence (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 2 Officers Assaulted During Protest Calling For Justice For Eric Garner

Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.

12/13/2014

Freedom Plaza filling up in D.C. ahead of march against police violence (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Thousands March Against Police Violence In Washington, D.C.

Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.

12/13/2014

Students at Columbia Law school have been given the option to delay their final exams in the wake of the Garner and Brown decisions. (Credit: CBS2)

Columbia Law School Offers Exam Delays In Wake Of Garner, Brown Grand Jury Decisions

Students at Columbia Law School will be allowed to delay final exams, and it’s all due to the grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/09/2014

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

(Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

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

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