NYPD Retraining on Use of Force Seen as 'Huge' Job

NYPD Retraining on Use of Force Seen as 'Huge' JobExperts in training police said today that it will be difficult for New York City to change the habits of its police officers with just three days of retraining on the use of force.New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton announced last week that 22,000 officers would undergo the retraining session. The announcement came as protests roiled the city over a grand jury’s decision to clear an officer in the killing of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died after being put in a choke hold during an arrest for selling loose cigarettes. …

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