NYC Mayor Announces Police Retraining Course Amid Nationwide Protests

By The Free Thought Project New York authorities have unveiled an overhaul in NYPD tactics and training as racial tensions reach an all-time high after a grand jury verdict not to indict an NYPD police officer over the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Addressing the ongoing protests that have paralyzed the Big Apple, NYC’s Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton announced “significant changes” in police retraining on Thursday.
“People need to know that black lives and brown lives matter as much as white lives,” de Blasio said as Bratton announced the three-day retraining course for NYPD.
“The relationship between police and community has to …read more