Peter Liang, who became notorious as a rookie cop who accidentally shot and killed a man two years ago, got probation and community service despite protests from Black Lives Matter activists.
We asked active-duty New York City cops about the rare conviction of an officer for killing someone in the line of duty.
On Tuesday, a jury heard closing arguments in the manslaughter trial of rookie NYPD Officer Peter Liang, who fatally shot an unarmed black man in a dimly lit stairwell in Brooklyn two years ago.
Day two of the trial for NYPD Officer Peter Liang, who accidentally shot and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley in 2014, zeroed on whether it made sense for him to have his gun drawn.
A grand jury decided that rookie cop Peter Liang should face criminal charges for fatally shooting Akai Gurley in a New York housing project last year.
The call to punish the Rams players who raised their hands in protest is just more willful ignorance from people who rely on ignorance to get by.
In the last week, two shooting deaths have been attributed to rookie cops. Pointing to inexperience is informative but dangerous.
Another day, another disaster for everybody's favorite police force.
Though a young man was shot in a housing project stairwell by a patrolling rookie officer, who reportedly said the fatal shot was fired accidentally.