On July 17, 2014, Eric Garner died in Staten Island, New York City, after Daniel Pantaleo, a New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer, put him in a headlock or chokehold for 15 seconds while arresting him. The filming of the incident brought police brutality into wider public awareness.
None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014, which led to the man's death and helped fuel the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will face federal criminal..
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on.. Reuters - Published
Activists are renewing calls for a New York City police officer to be fired for his involvement in the 2014 death of Eric Garner. This comes after federal prosecutors announced that officer Daniel.. CBS News - Published
The family of Eric Garner vows to continue their fight for justice after federal prosecutors decided not to charge a New York City police officer involved in his death. Garner died five years ago.. CBS News - Published
There are new calls for New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo to be fired, after federal prosecutors decided this week not to charge him in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Garner's death five.. CBS News - Published
Federal charges will not be brought against a white officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. His last words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry against police brutality. Jeff Pegues.. CBS News - Published
The U.S. attorney for eastern New York says there is "insufficient evidence" to prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the officer who arrested Eric Garner violated his civil rights. (July 16)
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A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it.. Reuters - Published
The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted arrest in 2014, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, the.. Reuters - Published
Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a person familiar with the matter confirmed to CBS News. CBS News - Published
Federal prosecutors will not criminally charge a New York Police Department officer in the death of Eric Garner, a black man whose 2014 death played a key role in mobilizing the Black Lives Matter.. Reuters - Published
Federal prosecutors in New York on Tuesday were due to meet with the family of Eric Garner, a black man who died in 2014 at the hands of a New York police officer and whose death played a key role in.. Reuters - Published