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Christopher Mathias

How One NYPD Officer Went To Jail For Using A Chokehold -- And Why That's Unlikely To Happen In The Eric Garner Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.04.2015 | Black Voices

Iris, left, and Ramon Baez, second from left, the parents of Anthony Baez, carry a banner as they march with at least 3,000 protesters down Broadway...

Christopher Mathias

Calls To End 'Broken Windows' Policing In NYC Get Louder After Garner Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.11.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- About 20 protesters laid down on the sidewalk in silence Thursday afternoon outside the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce. ...

A Response From One Conscious Woman Rising to Eric Garner's Death

Juliet Turalski | Posted 02.05.2015 | Impact
Juliet Turalski

Now with this fresh, open wound in the "city that never sleeps" we have an opportunity to never fall asleep again and become conscious to our own source of power that gives us life to speak and act in truth that sets every person free.

Garner's Grand Jury Wasn't Asked To Consider 'Reckless Endangerment' Charge: Report

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.05.2014 | Crime

The Staten Island District Attorney did not ask the Eric Garner grand jury to consider reckless endangerment charges against NYPD officer Daniel Panta...

Matt Sledge

New York Mayor: NYPD Will Use Less Force 'Whenever Possible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Flanked by top NYPD brass, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict a police ...

Christopher Mathias

How 'Broken Windows' Could Stand In The Way Of Real Change For The NYPD

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

Keeshan Harley is only 19 years old, but he says he’s been stopped by New York City police more than 100 times. Last year, cops apprehended him for ...

NYPD's Commissioner 'Ships' Problem Cops To Troubled Staten Island Precinct

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.30.2014 | Crime

The Staten Island police precinct responsible for the death of Eric Garner consistently employs the highest number of sued police officers across all ...

The NYPD Is Getting An Overhaul, And That May Mean More Tasers

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.23.2014 | Crime

New York City police officers have been ordered to go through a mandatory retraining in the use of force, police commissioner William Bratton told rep...

Christopher Mathias

The NYPD Has A Long History Of Killing Unarmed Black Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.19.2014 | Black Voices

Eric Garner was a 43-year-old father of six and grandfather of two. The tall, 400-pound man, who was known around his Staten Island neighborhood as a ...