Eric Garner

Statement: Gwen Carr & Petitioners Respond to Final Hearing of Judicial Inquiry in Eric Garner’s Killing, Calling for Firing of Officers Who Engaged In Misconduct

Today, the New York State Supreme Court held its final hearing in Carr v. de Blasio, the historic judicial inquiry into violations and neglect of duty by New York City and NYPD officials, related to the 2014 NYPD killing of Eric Garner and subsequent cover-up.  

Family of Eric Garner, Organizers, Respond to News of Deputy Commissioner Joseph Reznick Being Asked to Leave NYPD and Call for Firing of Former Deputy Commissioner Kevin Richardson, and All Officers Responsible for Eric Garner’s Killing

Communities United for Police Reform, the Justice Committee, and the family of Eric Garner responded to the news that Deputy Commissioner Joseph Reznick was asked to leave the NYPD and are calling for the firing of former Deputy Commissioner Kevin Richardson, NYPD Officer Justin Damico, Lt. Christopher “Not a Big Deal” Bannon, and all the NYPD officers and officials who engaged in misconduct related to the killing of Eric Garner.

Statement: Gwen Carr Responds To NYPD Officers’ And Officials’ Statements In Garner Judicial Inquiry

Today, NYPD Officer Mark Ramos was the third witness, in addition to Deputy Commissioner Joseph Reznick and Officer Justin Damico, who has been invited by the court to make a statement following qu

Gwen Carr Responds To Court Conference In Judicial Inquiry Into Eric Garner’s Killing

Once-in-a-century judicial inquiry to begin on October 25

Following a court conference in the historic judicial inquiry into Mayor de Blasio’s and other top City officials’ violations and neglect of duty related to the killing of Eric Garner, Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, the Justice Committee, and Communities United for Police Reform held a virtual media availability.

Gwen Carr And Organizers File Lawsuits Against NYPD And CCRB To Obtain Full Foil Disclosures Related To Eric Garner’s Killing

This week, lawyers for Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, Communities United for Police Reform (CPR), and the Justice Committee filed Article 78 lawsuits against the NYPD and the CCRB to obtain full disclosure of records in response to an August 2019 FOIL request sent to both agencies, including materials related to the NYPD’s and other City agencies’ actions to investigate and discipline officers responsible for Eric Garner’s killing.

Gwen Carr And Organizers Respond To Court Conference In Judicial Inquiry Into Eric Garner’s Killing

Today, following a public court conference in the historic judicial inquiry into the NYPD killing of Eric Garner and subsequent cover-up, Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner,  Communities United for Police Reform, the Justice Committee, and other petitioners in the case are calling on Mayor de Blasio to fire all the NYPD officers responsible and stop hiding critical information ordered in the judicial inquiry.

Gwen Carr And Petitioners Respond To Court Order On Discovery and Witnesses In Judicial Inquiry

NYS Supreme Court Justice Erika M. Edwards issued an order for discovery in the historic judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s killing. The judicial inquiry will investigate the violations and neglect of duties by Mayor de Blasio and other City officials regarding the killing of Mr. Garner, their failure to conduct thorough investigations and discipline all NYPD officers responsible for misconduct, and the related cover-up.

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