The bipartisan legislation — named for two NYPD officers who were murdered in their patrol car in December — will ensure that officers are aware of threats against them as quickly as possible.
More than 50 police officers were murdered while on duty last year, with the vast majority dying from gunshot wounds.
Gang members are reportedly pushing for a holiday massacre of officers, at a time when the NYPD is taking all social media threats against police seriously.
If we view the protests of 2014 as more than knee-jerk reactions to specific police killings, and rather as a continuation of the civil rights struggle, then protests cannot be shut down.
A resident of Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood documented the dramatic moments after a two NYPD officers were murdered outside his apartment.
This weekend, we learned that rival British gangs have started a "supergang".
While the shooter possibly sought revenge for the deaths of Garner and Brown, the families of the two men strongly condemned the attack and offered their condolences.
More proof that we're a nation of scaredy cats.