After a Staten Island grand jury did not indict an NYPD officer for the chokehold death of Eric Garner, the Office of the Inspector General launched an internal review. Members of the New York City Police Department have been prohibited … Continue reading
A major topic of conversation in recent months has been the often fraught relationship between police and minority communities. Last week, PBS NewsHour Weekend spoke to the President of the Brooklyn chapter of the NAACP and retired NYC police lieutenant Julian Harper, who were critical of police. Tonight, two former NYPD officers talk about the challenges they faced serving low-income communities. Continue reading
In the wake of police-involved shootings in Ferguson and Cleveland, the death of Eric Garner in New York, and the subsequent protests that followed those events, NewsHour Weekend examines the state of relations between the police and communities of color in 2015. President of the Brooklyn chapter of the NAACP L. Joy Williams and retired New York City police lieutenant Julian Harper join Hari Sreenivasan in New York. Continue reading
Tens of thousands of mourners convened on Sunday for the funeral of New York City Police Department officer Wenjian Liu, who was killed alongside his partner, Rafael Ramos, on Dec. 20 by a man who claimed to be acting in retribution for police killings of black men. Continue reading
Tens of thousands of mourners gathered on Saturday for the funeral of New York City Police Department officer Rafael Ramos, who was killed along with his partner on Dec. 20 by a man targeting the police. Continue reading
Vice President Joe Biden plans to be among the mourners at the funeral for a New York City policemen gunned down last weekend. Continue reading
As the investigation into the two New York Police Department officers who were fatally shot over the weekend unfolds, shock and frustration prevail. The incident tops off months of nationwide demonstrations against police and a public fallout between New York City’s mayor and the police union. NewsHour’s William Brangham reports. Continue reading
Pervaiz Shallwani, a criminal justice reporter for the Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan for the latest information about the murder of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn Saturday, Dec. 20.
The man who shot and killed two New York Police Department officers in Brooklyn Saturday expressed anger against the government for the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown on social media and had previously attempted suicide, officials said Sunday.
Flags flew at half staff around the city of New York on Sunday, as residents mourned the killings of two New York Police Department officers in what was characterized by Police Commissioner Bill Bratton as an assassination.