Westchester County In The Process Of Examining Dozens Of Police Reform RecommendationsThere is update on the vital work of police reform in New York, inspired by the death of George Floyd and other shocking incidents.
NYPD Commissioner Shea Talks To CBS2 About Troubling 2020 And What's Being Done To Improve Police Standing With ResidentsIt has been a year like no other for the nation's largest police department, and its 44th commissioner, Dermot Shea.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea, Mayor Bill De Blasio Respond To DOI Report On George Floyd ProtestsThe report found the NYPD was not prepared to deal with the protests and that excessive force helped ramp up the tension in the streets.
N.J. Enacts Sweeping Law Enforcement Policy Revisions, Prioritizes Protection Of Life, Liberty And Dignity Of All CiviliansLeaders say the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis did not trigger the rewrite of police policy in the Garden State, but his death did add urgency for change.
NYPD Excessive Force Heightened Tensions During Protests Over George Floyd's Death, DOI Report FindsThe NYPD is on the hot seat Friday after a damaging report by the Department of Investigation slams police response to George Floyd protests — charging that excessive force heightened tensions.
Judge Denies Moving Trial Of Former Officers Charged In George Floyd's DeathA Minnesota judge has declined a request to move the trial of four Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.
Vigil Honoring George Floyd's Birthday Held In BrooklynSupporters of the family gathered in front of a mural dedicated to Floyd on Flatlands Avenue.
Superintendent Of Mount Pleasant Schools Says Controversial George Floyd Cartoon Shouldn't Have Been Used In ClassAn 11th grade social studies teacher at Westlake High School showed a cartoon, created by David Fitzsimmons of “The Arizona Star” as commentary on Floyd’s death.
Mount Pleasant, N.Y. High School Teacher's Use Of Controversial George Floyd Cartoon Under Review By DistrictA Mount Pleasant, N.Y. high school teacher's decision to use a controversial cartoon of George Floyd in a lesson plan is under review.
Rochester Police Chief La’Ron Singletary Fired In Fallout From Suffocation Death Of Daniel PrudeRochester Mayor Lovely Warren fired the police chief and suspended her top lawyer and communications director Monday.
Rochester Police Use Tear Gas To Disperse Protesters Against Death Of Daniel PrudeOn Friday night, Rochester police used tear gas to disperse a demonstration over the death of Daniel Prude and police tactics used before he died.
Daniel Prude Death: Rochester Mayor Admits System Failed, Police Association Says Officers Are Being Scapegoated41-year-old Prude died after a confrontation with police back in March.
Disturbing Video Shows Encounter That Resulted In Death Of Daniel Prude In Rochester Police CustodyBody camera footage shows how Daniel Prude was held face down by officers before he died.
New Yorkers Call For Justice In Local Protests As Thousands March In Nation’s Capital To Honor March On Washington AnniversaryThere have been widespread demonstrations throughout New York City since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis more than three months ago.
Having Second Thoughts? City Council To Look At Language In NYPD Chokehold BillChanges are coming to the city's controversial chokehold bill that subjects officers to criminal charges.