NY Attorney General Asks to Probe Deaths by Police


New York state’s attorney general has asked the governor to authorize his office to investigate deaths at the hands of police following the public outcry over the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, in a letter Monday to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, said that authority exists under New York law, has been used in the past, and is needed now because of the “crisis of confidence” in law enforcement.


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Source: www.wnyc.org