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NYPD fires officer Daniel Pantaleo over Garner chokehold

CBS News Monday, 19 August 2019
NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill fired Daniel Pantaleo on Monday. The police officer used a banned chokehold on Eric Garner in 2014. CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett and attorney Vinoo Varghese joined CBSN to address Pantaleo's termination.
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