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.
Two New York City Police Department officers were shot and killed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday, and the gunman also died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Continue reading
Staten Island is whiter and more conservative than the rest of New York City, and it’s home to a large number of active and retired firefighters and police officers. It’s also where Eric Garner died in a fatal incident with a police officer, as well as where members of the grand jury who ruled on Garner’s death reside. How are people there responding? The NewsHour’s William Brangham reports. Continue reading
Following the choking death of Eric Garner, New York police commissioner Bill Bratton promised an overhaul of the police training program, and, with the mayor, addressed how officers should react to minor offenses. For the perspective from City Hall, Gwen Ifill speaks with Zachary Carter, legal adviser to Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue reading
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is scheduled to speak momentarily. Watch live here Continue reading