Patrick J. Lynch
The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.
A group of demonstrators is calling for the resignation of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton after a Staten Island man died in police custody last week.
The New York City Patrlomen’s Benevolent Association was outraged Monday, following reports that onetime “Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. was set to be released from prison after serving 10 years for a burglary that resulted in the death of an NYPD officer.