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Rep. Jeffries on The Debrief with David UsheryCongressman Jeffries discusses P.J.'s Act, a bill named after P.J. Avitto, the Brooklynite who was tragically killed in an elevator that lacked the proper safety equipment. The bill is designed to boost security-related funding for public housing organizations. He also addresses the NYPD's inept broken windows policing policy.
Reps. Jeffries, Rangel, Clarke, Meeks, Serrano & Velázquez Ask Justice Department to Investigate the Death of Eric GarnerCongressman Jeffries and five members of Congress have formally asked Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Eric Garner at the hands of the NYPD. The letter also questions the validity of the NYPD's broken windows policing strategy.
After the stabbing death of PJ Avitto in the elevator of a Brooklyn housing development, federal legislation is introduced to make residents safer, and it's named after the six-year-old boy.
Members of New York's congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate the police custody death of Eric Garner and the law enforcement strategy known as broken windows.
Rep. Jeffries criticizes House GOP members' push to sue President Obama over his use of Executive Action.
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In a locket around her neck, Aricka McClinton carries the ashes of her six-year-old son Prince Joshua "PJ" Avitto. She says the whole family does the same.