New York police fire officer who placed Eric Garner in deadly chokehold

Credit: Reuters India- Published on August 19, 2019
The New York Police Department on Monday fired the white officer who used a deadly chokehold on Eric Garner while trying to arrest him in 2014, an incident that helped fuel the "Black Lives Matter" movement in response to police use of force.

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Published on August 19, 2019 -  01:46
Officer who used fatal chokehold on Eric Garner fired
New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill on Monday said he agrees with a police department disciplinary judge's decision that Daniel Pantaleo, who used a banned chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014 and died, can no longer serve in the police force. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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