News 12 special report: 'Protect and Respect'


Police are no longer allowed to arrest a person for obstruction of governmental administration or disorderly conduct.

With several recent fatal incidents involving police, it's important that citizens know their rights when coming face-to-face with an officer.

Between the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island, it's clear that mistreatment, distrust and fear between the police and the people can be a recipe for disaster.

NYPD Detective Chuck Berkley says it's important...

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