Dec 13, 2014

Breaking news on Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody, July 2014 -

On July 17, 2014, in Staten Island, New York, United States, Eric Garner died of a heart-attack after being placed in a choke-hold by an officer, a tactic banned by the Police Department. On this day, he was initially approached by police officer Justin Damico. A fellow officer, Daniel Pantaleo, put Garner on the ground by the use of force after Garner refused to be handcuffed and swatted at...

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