Officer Peter Liang

The rookie police officer who shot and killed unarmed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley has been recommended by the lead prosecutor in the case to not serve any prison time. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson suggested that former NYPD cop Peter Liang should serve community service and house arrest instead of jail time, the NYPD Daily […]

Prosecutors used the testimony to further prove that Liang was too busy worrying about his job to help save Gurley.

Officer Peter Liang, the Asian rookie NYPD cop who is accused of shooting and killing Black unarmed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley, has opted to have his case heard by a jury. As the selection of the jury is still days away, testimony was heard today in court regarding evidence and statements made by Liang after […]

Updated: February 10, 2015: Rookie New York Police Officer Peter Liang was indicted Tuesday by a Brooklyn grand jury in last November’s deadly shooting in an…