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  • Sheriff deputies in King County, Wash., train to use controversial 'blood choke'

    SEATTLE After a 10-year hiatus, King County sheriff's deputies have resumed training to use a neck restraint considered by the department to be a suitable alternative to "less-than-lethal" options like Tasers and clubs. The "lateral vascular neck...
  • First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.

    First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.
    Prosecutors' offices are finally joining the intelligence revolution that has transformed policing since the 1990s. That revolution dates to 1994, when William J. Bratton took over the New York Police Department and declared that his goal was to prevent...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues

    Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues
    The Rev. Al Sharpton said on Saturday he will cancel a planned protest that would have shut down one of New York City's busiest bridges and instead will lead a march on the office of the district attorney who is probing the death of Eric Garner....
  • Former NYPD sergeant sentenced to 58 months in $4.7 million scheme

    NEW YORK — A former New York City police sergeant who admitted duping investors in a $4.7 million real estate scheme was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison, a federal prosecutor said. When James Monahan met with people who were...
  • Al Sharpton plans march as Eric Garner's family speaks on chokehold victim

    Al Sharpton plans march as Eric Garner's family speaks on chokehold victim
    The Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a protest march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City later this month in response to a medical examiner's ruling that Eric Garner was the victim of a homicide after police placed him in a chokehold last...
  • NBC picks up 'Constantine,' 'The Mysteries of Laura' and 'A to Z'

    NBC picks up 'Constantine,' 'The Mysteries of Laura' and 'A to Z'
    NBC's 2014-15 lineup continued to take shape Thursday, as the network picked up three new series, "Constantine," "A to Z" and "The Mysteries of Laura." Solidifying a trend for shows adapted from comic books, "Constantine" is based on the “...
  • NBC Giving Fall's 'Mysteries of Laura' A Sneak Preview Behind 'America's Got Talent' Finale

    NBC wants to make sure "The Mysteries of Laura" isn't a mystery to potential viewers, slotting a special sneak preview episode behind its biggest summer show. "Laura," which stars Debra Messing as a NYPD homicide detective who balances her day job with a...
  • Man's death after apparent chokehold by NYPD officer to be probed

    Man's death after apparent chokehold by NYPD officer to be probed
    The New York Police Department is investigating the death of a Staten Island man during a scuffle with police officers in which he appeared to be held in a chokehold. The incident has ignited outrage in the community. Eric Garner, 43, had just broken up...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton leads calls for justice in NYPD chokehold death

    Rev. Al Sharpton leads calls for justice in NYPD chokehold death
    The Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday "there is no justification" for the series of events that led to the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by police officers earlier this week. Flanked by the 43-...
  • NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty

    NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty
    The New York City Police Department has identified one of the officers involved in the death of a Staten Island man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold during an arrest earlier this week. Daniel Pantaleo has been placed on "modified duty," according...
  • Death of New York man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...