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Rev. Al Sharpton takes NYPD Commissioner to task over Eric Garner death

Rev. Al Sharpton takes NYPD Commissioner to task over Eric Garner death

It was an extraordinary scene at City Hall — Mayor de Blasio sitting between his police commissioner and the Rev. Al Sharpton, facing tough questions about police tactics after the…

No charges for officers in fatal shooting of 16-Year-Old

No charges for officers in fatal shooting of 16-Year-Old

The officers involved in the shooting of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy whose death sparked outrage and protests will not face criminal charges, the Brooklyn district attorney's office said Wednesday.…

Retired police officer charged with murder of Azelle Rodney

Retired police officer charged with murder of Azelle Rodney

The Crown Prosecution Statement has just announced it will charge a retired Metropolitan police officer with the murder of Azelle Rodney.…

NYPD cop in chokehold death loses gun badge

NYPD cop in chokehold death loses gun badge

The New York police officer seen in a video apparently putting a chokehold on a man who later died has had his gun and badge taken away pending the outcome…

Eric Garner and the plague of US police brutality against black men

Eric Garner and the plague of US police brutality against black men

If you haven’t heard about Eric Garner yet, let me fill you in. He was a 43-year-old father of six who lived in Staten Island, and he died in the…

No decision on quashing Duggan lawful killing inquest verdict until October

No decision on quashing Duggan lawful killing inquest verdict until October

Top judges have said it is highly unlikely they will rule on whether or not to quash the ‘lawful killing’ verdict of Mark Duggan until October. Mr Duggan’s mother Pamela…

Dorothy ‘Cherry’ Groce inquest finds police failures contributed to her death

Dorothy ‘Cherry’ Groce inquest finds police failures contributed to her death

Police failures contributed to the death of a mother whose shooting by an officer triggered the 1985 Brixton riots, an inquest jury has found. Dorothy Groce, known as Cherry, was…

Police chief in court over [Grainger] shooting

Police chief in court over [Grainger] shooting

A chief constable [appeared] in court on Wednesday over health and safety breaches after a man was shot dead by one of his officers. Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable of…