NY Gets Special Prosecutor For Civilian Deaths By Police
- New York 07/10/2015 by Linda Perry (WBAI News)
Governor Cuomo signed an Executive Order to appoint NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as Special Prosecutor to examine civilian deaths by police going forward.
Families of victims fought hard for this and so did police and criminal justice reform advocates.
Eric Garner's mom, Gwen Carr, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, Ramarley Graham's mom, Constance Malcolm, NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Assembly Speaker Carl Heasties and Yul-san Liem of the Justice Committee are in this report.
John Jay College, NYC, July 8, 2015. More info here.