First Responders To Scene Of Eric Garner’s Death Will Likely Be Compelled to Testify About What They Witnessed
Court may give Mayor Bill de Blasio a pass, along with former police commissioner James O’Neill.
Jul 19, 2021 5:33 PM
NJ Lawmakers Consider Banning Police Chokeholds Completely
"Chokeholds are torturous and deadly and have no place in a just and humane society," a criminal justice reform expert testified.
May 24, 2021 5:01 AM
Queens DA Says Cop Accused Of Kneeling On Man’s Neck Didn’t Violate Chokehold Ban
The officer, identified in reports as Thomas Montario of the 113th Precinct, can be seen kneeling on Sircarlyle Arnold’s upper body as he is lying on the ground with his hands behind his back.
Apr 3, 2021 3:56 PM
City Council Considers Tweaking Chokehold Criminalization Bill Signed Into Law Last Month
A hearing on the bill is pending.
Aug 26, 2020 4:23 PM
NYPD Officer Who Put Man In Illegal Chokehold Now Charged With Strangulation
Officer David Afanador was charged with strangulation and attempted aggravated strangulation
Jun 25, 2020 11:11 AM
Trial Ends For Officer Involved In Eric Garner's Death, The Wait For A Decision Begins
'The primary duty of all members of the service is to preserve human life.'
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 9:53 AM
NYPD Officer On Trial For Eric Garner's Death Will Testify Via Secret Document, Won't Be Questioned
Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s lawyer told the judge that he couldn’t let his client testify because it might expose him to a federal criminal investigation.
Updated: Jun 6, 2019 11:26 AM
Commanding Officer At Police Academy Testifies That Pantaleo Used Prohibited Chokehold On Eric Garner
Deputy Inspector Richard Dee said recruits are told that chokeholds "are deadly."
Updated: May 15, 2019 10:19 AM
NYPD Chief Surgeon Claimed Eric Garner Was Not Put In A Chokehold
The Civilian Complaint Review Board, which is prosecuting the case, points out that Kleinman reached his determination 'without reviewing the autopsy or any other medical reports.'
Updated: Apr 4, 2019 5:52 PM
Over Four Years Later, Disciplinary Hearing Set For NYPD Officer Accused In Eric Garner Chokehold Death
More than four years since Eric Garner's death, the NYPD officer accused of using an illegal chokehold that caused his death is facing an administrative hearing that could cost him his job.
Updated: Dec 7, 2018 11:32 AM
Video: NYPD Detective Allegedly Puts Man In Chokehold After Noise Complaint
The City has paid out more than $250,000 related to allegations of excessive force against Detective Fabio Nunez.
Updated: Aug 14, 2018 10:47 AM
NYPD Plan To Hold Disciplinary Hearing In Four Year Old Eric Garner Case Derided As 'Political Theater'
According to police reform experts and advocates, the announcement amounts to little more than political theater.
Updated: Jul 17, 2018 12:25 AM
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