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Protests calling for justice in the case of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who was killed when he was put into a chokehold by a police officer this summer, continue today at various locations around the city after a weekend of mostly peaceful demonstrations. On Saturday, more than 25,000 people joined the Manhattan march from Washington Square Park up to Midtown and back down to the NYPD police headquarters shouting chants like,"no justice,...
On November 20, police officer Evans Mazile was caught on video beating and Macing 20-year-old Donovan Lawson after Lawson was caught fare-beating at the Myrtle Avenue subway stop on the border of Bushwick and Bed-Stuy. Lawson, who had attempted to go through a turnstile at the same time as his 15-year-old girlfriend, who was using her high school student Metrocard, was caught by Mazile and couldn't produce identification. It is NYPD protocol to arrest...
On the night of November 20th, Peter Liang, an NYPD officer, shot and killed Akai Gurley, an unarmed 28-year-old black man, in an unlighted stairwell at the Louis H. Pink Houses, a NYCHA project in East New York. Reports on the shooting quickly settled on a consistent sequence of events: Officer Liang and his partner had entered the stairwell on the eighth-floor, on a routine patrol of housing project stairwells. Liang had his 9-mm...
This afternoon, a Staten Island grand jury returned a finding of "no true bill" from its investigation into the choking homicide of Eric Garner by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, meaning that a cop who used a prohibited maneuver that ended the life of unarmed citizen who wasn't resisting arrest will not be indicted. The facts in the case are well-known, and indisputable—the entire event is on video, after all. There has been a lot of...

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