NYPD Fires Officer for 2014 Death of Eric Garner

Police Commissioner James O’Neill said it was clear Daniel Pantaleo “can no longer effectively serve as a New York City police officer.”

  • Published 19 August 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of the black man whose dying cries of “I can’t breathe” fueled a national debate over race and police use of force. Police Commissioner James O’Neill’s said he fired Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge. He said it was clear… Read at AP News