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The Death of Eric Garner

The Death of Eric Garner

Staten Island grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold case

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 08:02 AM EST

Eric Garner's Daughter Stages "Die-in" on Staten Island

Eric Garner's Daughter Stages "Die-in" on Staten Island

Erica Garner held a vigil and “die-in” on Staten Island Thursday in memory of her father, the 43-year-old who died while being taken into NYPD custody earlier this year.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 11:45 AM EST

Some Cops With History of Abuse Allegations Stay on Street, Data Shows

Some Cops With History of Abuse Allegations Stay on Street, Data Shows

The Eric Garner case has put the NYPD under a national microscope and raised questions about police tactics. Our partners at WNYC looked at arrest data and civilian complaints against police and determined that...

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 07:12 PM EST

Simmons, Jay-Z Urge Cuomo to Reform Justice System

Simmons, Jay-Z Urge Cuomo to Reform Justice System

Hip-hop titans Russell Simmons and Jay-Z are pressing New York's governor for changes to the criminal justice system amid protests over killings by police that didn't produce indictments.

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 06:42 PM EST

Columbia Lets Students Disturbed by Garner Decision Delay Exams

Columbia Lets Students Disturbed by Garner Decision Delay Exams

Columbia Law School is allowing students to postpone their final exams if they feel too disturbed by the recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men,...

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 06:59 AM EST

Garner Protester Accused of Sucker-Punching 2 Cops

Garner Protester Accused of Sucker-Punching 2 Cops

A 22-year-old demonstrator has been accused of punching two police officers during last week’s protests of a Staten Island grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric...

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 05:33 PM EST

Cop in Garner Chokehold Case Meets With NYPD Board: Atty

Cop in Garner Chokehold Case Meets With NYPD Board: Atty

The police officer cleared by a Staten Island grand jury in the chokehold death of Eric Garner has been questioned by the NYPD bureau investigating whether department policy was violated in the case, the...

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 08:06 AM EST

Shootings by NYPD Fell in 2013: Report

Shootings by NYPD Fell in 2013: Report

The NYPD says the number of police shootings fell in 2013.

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 06:13 PM EST

Bratton Address Efforts to Improve Public Safety

Bratton Address Efforts to Improve Public Safety

The Eric Garner grand jury decision is shining a spotlight on the NYPD and its procedures. On Tuesday, Commissioner Bill Bratton gave an update on the NYPD’s priorities, strategies and plans to help improve...

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 11:33 PM EST

Garner Supporters Protest at Barclays Center

Garner Supporters Protest at Barclays Center

New York City Council members took to the streets and the council chamber to protest a Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black...

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 06:52 PM EST

Amadou Diallo's Mother Reacts to Garner Decision

Amadou Diallo's Mother Reacts to Garner Decision

Nearly 16 years after her unarmed son was shot to death by police, Kadiatou Diallo says the country is going backwards. David Ushery reports.

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