NYPD Officer Involved in Eric Garner’s Chokehold Death Suspended Following Judge’s Determination that He Should Be Terminated

In the disciplinary case of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, an administrative judge has recommended that he be fired in connection with the chokehold he put Eric Garner in, which resulted in his death, despite Garner repeatedly saying “I can’t breathe.” The judge, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemarie Maldonado, found Pantaleo guilty of “using a […]

AG Barr Announces Decision Not to Charge Officer Involved in Eric Garner’s Chokehold Death Almost 5 Years Ago

Federal prosecutors announced on Tuesday that criminal charges won’t be filed against white NYC police officer Daniel Pantaleo who was involved in the 2014 chokehold death of a black man, Eric Garner, in 2014 whose dying words were “I can’t breathe,” which became a rallying cry, divided the nation and opened up racial wounds. According […]