East Hampton Village Police Officers Now Required To Attend Mental Health Therapy SessionA Long Island police department is taking a bold step to address the mental health of its members.
Suffolk County Passes Police Reforms, Including Widespread Use Of Body Cameras For Over Half Of 2,400-Member ForceIt took Suffolk County eight long months of back-and-forth with its police unions and community members to finally get it passed.
1 Year After George Floyd's Death, Calls For Police Reform Continue At Local And National LevelHundreds of people took to the streets on Tuesday, day into night, at times taking over the Brooklyn Bridge, honoring Floyd on the anniversary of his death.
Black Lives Matter Movement Shifts From Protest To Policy With Efforts To Hold Officers Accountable For WrongdoingActivists are proud of the transformative movement that has ignited some change, but they feel more work needs to be done.
Police Reforms Enacted In New Jersey And Connecticut After George Floyd's MurderAs protestors around the country demanded police reform in the wake of George Floyd's death, leaders in the Tri-State Area went to work.
New York Enacts Notable Police Reforms Following Year Of Crowded ProtestsThousands filled the streets of New York City in 2020 to march in support of systemic change.
Viral Video Shows Mount Vernon Cops Choose To Help Homeless Man Accused Of Shoplifting, Instead Of Arrest HimAt Dollar Tree, everything is, you guessed it, a dollar. But you can't put a price on the compassion shown to a shoplifting suspect last Saturday.
Families Of Eric Garner, Others Killed By Police Meet With Senators To Discuss Police Reform LegislationDuring his address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, President Joe Biden called on lawmakers to pass a police reform bill before May 25, which will mark the one-year anniversary of Floyd's murder.
Ulster County Business Owner Faces Backlash After Posting On Facebook Police Are Not Welcome In Her StoreIn the tiny town of Rosendale, a big controversy is brewing on Main Street.
Activists Say Derek Chauvin's Conviction Shows What Police Accountability Can Look Like, Call For Legislation To Enact Systemic ChangeIf George Floyd’s murder became the rallying cry for police reform, then Chauvin’s conviction is widely believed to be the example of accountability.
Demonstrators Relieved, But Remain Committed After Derek Chauvin Verdict: 'A Victory Won For And By The People'New Yorkers took to the streets Tuesday after Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
With All Eyes On Minneapolis, NYPD Says It Is Prepared For Reaction To Derek Chauvin VerdictAnticipation is mounting as the Tri-State area braces for a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. The NYPD is getting ready for possible protests.
Derek Chauvin Trial Is In Jury’s Hands After Both Sides Make Closing ArgumentsTwelve Minnesotans are now deciding what happens to the ex-police officer charged with the death of George Floyd. The jurors heard closing arguments in the trial of Derek Chauvin Monday.
Gov. Cuomo Questions If Mayor De Blasio's Police Reform Plan Does Enough To Address Gun Violence In NYCIf Cuomo rejects the plan, he could withhold state aid to New York City or appoint an outside monitor.
Paterson Police Announce New Initiative To Prevent Violent Crime Amid Spike In Daytime ShootingsPaterson police are taking extra measures to curb gun violence.