NYPD retraining cops in wake of Eric Garner death

The NYPD is retraining its force in the wake of Eric Garner's death back in July.  Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced that 22,000 officers citywide will undergo a three-day

News 12 Staff

Dec 5, 2014, 3:31 AM

Updated 3,508 days ago

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The NYPD is retraining its force in the wake of Eric Garner's death back in July. 
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced that 22,000 officers citywide will undergo a three-day retraining aimed at improving the dynamic between police and the community.
Much of the retraining will focus on every aspect of the cop-civilian relationship, from an initial emergency phone call to the way officers speak to the public. 
Garner died after being put in an apparent chokehold by an NYPD officer during an arrest. 


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