Advocates Demand Special Prosecutor For NYS Police Custody Death CasesMothers and other relatives of a dozen New Yorkers killed by police have brought cardboard coffins to the New York state Capitol Monday, to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to appoint a special prosecutor for future cases.
Families Of People Killed By Police Meet With Cuomo, Call For Special ProsecutorThe relatives of eight people killed by police said Tuesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has agreed to order a special prosecutor to investigate such deaths -- if his legislative proposal fails to establish a special monitor to review similar cases.
Mother Of Sean Bell, Unarmed Man Shot Dead By Police, Calls For State Special ProsecutorThe mother of Sean Bell – an unarmed man who was shot and killed by NYPD detectives in 2006 – called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursday to establish a special prosecutor's office under the attorney general to investigate such cases.