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Police Cases Spark Protests Across Country
Marchers arrive at the intersection where Ezell Ford was killed on Dec. 5 in Los Angeles. Ford, 25, who had been diagnosed with depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was reportedly unarmed when shot and killed by police on Aug. 11. The protest was one of many staged nationwide after grand juries investigating the deaths of Michal Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York failed to indict the police officers involved in both incidents.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO.
Protesters pause for a moment of silence in the rotunda of the Missouri Capitol after completing a 7-day march Dec. 5. Scores of people protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown arrived Friday at the Missouri Capitol, completing a 130-mile march from the shooting site in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
A demonstrator holds up a sign protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in Eric Garner's death in Chicago.
Demonstrators stop traffic while marching through Midtown Manhattan.
A police officer watches protesters from her van.
A demonstrator lays in the street during a "die-in" in front of the Ferguson Police Department.
Protesters, demanding justice for Eric Garner, a black 43-year-old father of six, hold up their hands while marching through Times Square.
A protester raises his fist as a group stages a "die-in" at the Macy's department store in Manhattan.
Protesters shut down I-195 and in response to the Eric Garner case in New York and last year's death of Israel "Reefa" Hernandez in Miami Beach. Hernandez, a graffiti artist, died after he was tasered by Miami Beach police.
In an apparent show of solidarity for Ferguson protesters, women perform the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture in their car as protesters pass by.
Protesters stage a "die-In" in the Apple store on 5th Avenue.
Protesters raise their fists as they block an intersection.
Protesters stage a "die-in" at Bryant Park on Dec. 5.