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Sharpton Gathers Families of Men Killed by Police

Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Akai Gurley meet.
The families of three unarmed black men who recently died at the hands of police officers linked arms with the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday and prayed for justice amid days of protests over a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict one of the officers.

Still Cool to be a Cop

Young New Yorkers do "mock police academy" while public debate rages

Police officer has always been one of the coolest professions, up there with astronaut and rock star. But is it still that way in New York City?

Examiner: Police Chokehold Caused Garner's Death

SI man's death has lead to police brutality protests
   A chokehold used by a police officer on a New York City man during his arrest for selling untaxed, loose cigarettes last month caused his death, the medical examiner announced Friday, ruling it a homicide.