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Four years after he killed Eric Garner, NYPD officer is finally facing charges

Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose illegal (and unnecessary) chokehold killed the 43-year-old father of six after officers confronted Garner for selling loose cigarettes. Everyone involved escaped indictment, but this week, the choking officer and his supervisor were served with departmental charges. A grand jury declined to […]

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