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NYPD Chokehold

Matt Sledge

NYPD Chokehold Study Delayed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

The New York police misconduct review board is delaying the results of a study into the NYPD's use of chokeholds, delivering the news at a public meet...

Christopher Mathias

Most New Yorkers Want To See Criminal Charges In The Death Of Eric Garner

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 08.27.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- A majority of New Yorkers think criminal charges should be brought against police officer Daniel Pantaleo, the cop most directly involved ...

Wife Of Man Who Filmed NYPD Chokehold Arrested

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime

The wife of the man who recorded video of New York Police Department officers performing a fatal chokehold has been arrested on assault charges. C...

NYPD Chokehold Death Leads To Push For Criminal Charges

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 08.02.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — After her son was placed in a police chokehold and died saying, "I can't breathe," Gwen Carr would wake up screaming, "Let him go! G...

Christopher Mathias

New York Lawmaker Wants To Outlaw Police Chokeholds Once And For All

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- It's been almost two weeks since Eric Garner died on Staten Island after being put into a chokehold by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. Since...

Matt Sledge

Why Bad New York Cops Can Get Away With Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Two years ago, a black man named Darren Collins claimed that a New York City cop humiliated him in front of his friends in broad daylight,...

Pregnant Woman Allegedly Put In Chokehold By NYPD

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.30.2014 | Crime

A New York City police officer allegedly placed a 27-year-old pregnant woman in a chokehold Saturday after she was accused of illegally grilling in E...

Eric Garner's Widow Asks For Civil Rights Investigation Over Her Husband's Death

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics

(Adds comment from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder) By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) - The widow of a man...

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...

Saki Knafo

'It Ends Today': Eric Garner's Parting Words Become Rallying Cry At Vigil

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Dozens of New Yorkers gathered Tuesday near where Eric Garner died for a candlelight vigil in memory of the gentle giant whose ...

Spike Lee Posts Chilling Video Proving Chokehold Victim Is The Real Life Radio Raheem

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.22.2014 | Black Voices

After a disturbing video of New York resident Eric Garner being placed in a chokehold and restrained by police went viral, critics have publicly spoke...

NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not 'In Great Distress'

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime

An internal NYPD report obtained by the New York Daily News that was prepared soon after the death of Eric Garner -- the Staten Island man who died of...

Four Emergency Workers Barred From Duty Following NYPD Chokehold Death

Reuters | Jonathan Allen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) - Four emergency responders have been put on modified duty while authorities investigate their respon...

NYPD Officer Stripped Of Badge, Gun After Chokehold Death

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 07.20.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — In a Sunday appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton demanded justice for a man he said was choked to death by New York City pol...

New Raw Video Surfaces In NYPD Chokehold Death (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.19.2014 | Crime

Another video has surfaced online of Eric Garner, a New York man who died after an NYPD officer put him in a chokehold in broad daylight on Thursday. ...

Mayor De Blasio Postpones Italian Vacation In Light Of Man's Chokehold Death

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.19.2014 | Crime

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has delayed his ten-day Italian vacation in light of the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner, who died on Thursd...

'Gentle Giant' Dies After NYPD Cop Puts Him In Chokehold

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.20.2014 | Crime

A New York resident died Thursday after police officers put the man, who was asthmatic, in a chokehold before apparently slamming his head on the grou...