His mother believes Ismaaiyl Brinsley suffered from mental illness, he had tried to kill himself by hanging a year ago.
Police officer union President Pat Lynch said the "blood on the hands starts on the steps of City Hall in the office of the mayor."
Barack Obama and Bill de Blasio condemned the shooting of two NYPD officers, while a union rep for the police department said de Blasio has blood on his hands.
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The two players wore T-shirts in support of those protesting grand jury decisions not to indict two police officers.
Organizers said the protests would be among the largest over police tactics.
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The St. Louis Rams were first to enter the field with the "hands up, don't shoot" pose. Since then, Reggie Bush, LeBron James and Kevin Garnett have supported the gesture.
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Protesters blocked the main thoroughfare between the boroughs Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
West Coast cities had braced for trouble after clashes in Berkeley, Seattle and Washington on Saturday
Protests in New York over the police chokehold case will stretch into days ahead with the aid of social media and established networks, activists said on Friday.
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St. Louis police felt an apology was issued, but the St. Louis Rams clarified that they would not apologize for the pose five of their players took.
Several St. Louis Rams players entered the field on Sunday night displaying the "hands up, don't shoot" pose.
Demonstrators gathered at malls, in the streets and near law enforcement agencies on Black Friday, seeking justice for Michael Brown.
The U.N. Committee against Torture urged the U.S. to fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth.
Protesters took advantage of the famous sales day and demonstrated outside Walmart and other major retailers.