Trial Set To Begin For NYPD Officer Who Put Eric Garner In A Chokehold

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Published on May 13, 2019 - Duration: 00:45s

Trial Set To Begin For NYPD Officer Who Put Eric Garner In A Chokehold

On Monday, the disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put an unarmed Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold will begin.

Business Insider reports, nearly five years ago, a widely seen video of the death sparked a national outcry about policing tactics.

Daniel Pantaleo could be fired after the conclusion of what is expected to be a 10-day trial at the NYPD’s headquarters in Manhattan.

The ultimate decision will rest with New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill.

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Trial Set To Begin For NYPD Officer Who Put Eric Garner In A Chokehold

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