Tag: Eric Garner
“Today we provide the people of New York City an important tool for accountability when law enforcement violates their rights.”
Justice Department officials announced Tuesday that no federal charges would be filed against suspended NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for directly causing the death of Eric Garner in 2014. Despite the fact that Officer Pantaleo was recorded...
Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who applied the fatal chokehold, continues to work for the New York Police Department on paid desk duty and has received multiple raises since Garner’s death.
The plan to charge Pantaleo has been approved by Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
How many times will our justice system refuse to charge police with killing unarmed black people?