New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashes

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New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashesA surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City, stoking tensions between officers and critics who say they have been too quick to use deadly force. Since mid-October, New York Police Department officers have shot five people, killing four of them — a torrent that left department veterans struggling to recall another time there were so many on-duty shootings in the city in such a short span. Two days later, police killed a man in Brooklyn after they say he slammed an officer’s head with a chair.