Protestors on July 17, 2019 memorializing five years since the murder of Eric Garner.
The council is planning to introduce the legislation Thursday following outcries from the NYPD and police unions.
The 9-millimeter semiautomatic is attached at the hip to every officer in the New York Police Department from their first day in uniform to their last.
Police reform advocates say disarming police would save lives.
New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea.
Before acceding to the top job, Dermot Shea and James O’Neill were each accused of misconduct.
Black Lives Matter protesters and NYPD officers have a confrontation near City Hall Park.
Rounding up the week’s political news
New York City Police Department officers on patrol.
A federal judge temporarily blocked their release until mid-August.
Black Lives Matter protestors confronted by the NYPD on the Brooklyn Bridge on July 15th.
Rounding up the week’s political news
Twenty-seven shootings occurred over the July 4 weekend in New York City.
Robert Holden, Joe Borelli and the PBA say other elected officials have invited crime.
Signs and tents at the Occupy City Hall protest where protestors are demanding that the NYPD be defunded.
The mayor and the City Council did some fuzzy math to arrive at $1B in cuts.
The Surrogate Court building across from City Hall where Occupy City Hall protestors are demanding that the New York City Council vote to defund the NYPD.
Some dissent on both the right and the left.